Boater Education

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1. Am I required to carry a Boater Education Card to operate all types of boats?
2. Who is exempt from having a Boater Safety Education Card?
3. When will I be required to have my Washington Boater Education Card in my possession when operating a boat?
4. Do I have to wait to get my Boater Education Card until the year it is required?
5. What do I need to do to qualify for a Boater Education Card?
6. How much does a Boater Education Card cost?
7. How can I get my Boater Education Card?
8. When will I receive my Boater Education Card?
9. Do I have to wait six weeks before I can operate a motorboat?
10. Is the Boater Education Card a license?
11. Is there a fine for not having a Boater Education Card in my possession when operating a motorboat?
12. Is my Boater Education Card good in other states and Canada that have mandatory boating education requirements?
13. Is an Oregon Boater Education Card valid in Washington?
14. Is there any reason to get a Boater Education Card if I am not required?
15. What do I do if my Boater Education Card is lost or damaged?
16. What is the history of the Boating Safety Education Bill?

Boating

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1. What is the legal age requirement to operate a vessel?
2. When is it legal to operate a personal watercraft?
3. Am I required to wear my life jacket when boating?
4. What is the age requirement for kids to wear life jackets when boating?
5. As a boat operator, how many life jackets am I required to have while recreationally boating with passengers, and what types?
6. What type of equipment is required to legally operate my boat?
7. What boats are required to be registered and where do I register one?
8. If I'm involved in a boating accident, when is it necessary to report it and to whom?
9. I'm not a Washington state resident, but I will be visiting for about two months. Am I required to register my boat?
10. Do I need to register my inflatable raft?
11. Who do I contact if I have specific questions about boating rules and regulations?
12. What types of boating safety materials do you have in other languages?
13. Who do I contact to request boating safety materials, such as the "Adventures in Boating Washington Handbook" and "Adventures in Boating - A Course in Responsible Boating"?

Clean Vessel Program

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1. Who is eligible?
2. What does the grant cover?
3. What is the cost to grant recipients?
4. Can grant funds be used for reimbursement of a pump-out that has already been installed?
5. What are grant recipient responsibilities under the program?
6. Can grant recipients charge for the use of the pump-out or dump station?
7. How do those interested in the program apply for a grant?
8. Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Contracting

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1. What do the initials after the project name stand for?
2. Does Washington State Parks charge for its plans and specifications packages?
3. How can I find out the bid results?
4. Do I have to request the plans and specifications in order to look at them?
5. Does Washington State Parks maintain a small works roster?
6. Does Washington State Parks maintain a consultants roster for architectural and engineering firms?
7. Why does Washington State Parks require a physical address for plans and specifications?
8. Does Washington State Parks have any special requirements for me to be able to bid on its projects?
9. Do you always require a bid bond on your projects?
10. Can I change my bid?
11. Can I just get on your master plan holders list?
12. What is WEBS?

General Questions

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1. Where do I get a map of a specific state park campground with campsite numbers?
2. Can I make a reservation online?
3. How do I get a phone number for a state park?
4. How do I get a Disability Pass or Disabled Veteran's Pass and what are the requirements?
5. Do senior citizens get a discount at state parks?
6. If I am a state parks pass holder, does my discount apply to all overnight facilities?
7. Where do I get a state map with park locations?
8. Who do I contact if someone is injured on Washington State Parks land?
9. How is the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission funded, and how does the commission spend its budget?

Moorage

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1. Where can I purchase a moorage permit?
2. If I have a moorage permit, do I still have to pay to launch my vessel?
3. Is rafting permitted?
4. If I'm rafted to another vessel, do I still have to pay to stay overnight?
5. Why is it suggested that boaters register for an overnight stay?
6. Where do I have to affix my annual permit to the vessel?

Watercraft Launching

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1. If I'm camping at the state park, do I still have to pay to launch my boat (watercraft)?
2. If I'm using the watercraft launch site just to launch a personal watercraft (PWC) do I still have to pay the fee?
3. How do I pay on a one-time basis if there is no park ranger around?
4. Where can I purchase an annual permit for watercraft launching?
5. If I launch my vessel and am planning to be out overnight, can I leave my vehicle in the parking lot without getting in trouble?