Increased boat registration fee

Irishrover
Irishrover
I know who the invasive species is and that the folks who came up with the idea to tax non motorized boats. Boats like 10' pontoons and the like.
 
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gordo
Here's a snippet of the official press release from the Oregon State Marine Board:

New Fees

* Registered boaters will pay an automatic $5 surcharge as part of their boater registration.
* Out-of-state motorboat operators need to purchase an annual permit for $22 ($20 permit plus $2 agent fee) through ODFW license agents, ODFW offices that sell licenses and on the ODFW Web site. Out-of-state permits will not be sold through boat registration agents or the Oregon State Marine Board.
* Non-motorized boat operators (canoes, kayaks, sailboats, drift boats, etc.) will need to purchase and carry an annual permit. Permits can be purchased starting Dec.1 at ODFW license agents, ODFW offices that sell licenses and on the ODFW Web site for a cost of $7 ($5 permit plus $2 agent fee). Permits are required for both residents and nonresidents and are transferable to other non-motorized craft, but every vessel on the water must have a permit.
* Guides, outfitters, livery operations and boating clubs should purchase their permits directly from the Oregon State Marine Board.
 
Irishrover
Irishrover
Wonder why they don't just put this all on one webb page

Higher DMV fees (boat trailer camper ect)
Higher and new Boat Registration fees
Higher cost of fishing license
Higher cost of hunting license
Higher cost to put in for a draw for hunting
Higher property tax
*********sur charge on whiskey************now that's not right

West coast consumer price index for first half of the year -1%
Economy---- in a recession.:confused: Great time to raise the fees!
 
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Throbbit _Shane
* Non-motorized boat operators (canoes, kayaks, sailboats, drift boats, etc.) will need to purchase and carry an annual permit.

Are they doing this so they can go out give people tickets? I think so.
 
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Thuggin4Life
Throbbit _Shane said:
* Non-motorized boat operators (canoes, kayaks, sailboats, drift boats, etc.) will need to purchase and carry an annual permit.

Are they doing this so they can go out give people tickets? I think so.

Wait so now you can't just go row around a pond without paying? thats ridiculous. the whole system is ****ed.
 
W
wormosa
Thuggin4Life said:
Wait so now you can't just go row around a pond without paying? thats ridiculous. the whole system is ****ed.
i agree with you totally
 
T
Thuggin4Life
Pretty soon you will have to register your rod.
 
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