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 Chapter 306 Watercraft Regulation and Licensing — Water Patrol Division 
306.010   Definitions. (8/28/2010)
306.015   Vessels, registration, procedure, fee — delinquent application, penalty fee — failure to obtain certificate of title, effect of. (8/28/2008)
306.016   United States Coast Guard documented vessels, certificate of registration, requirements — fees and taxes — duration — temporary registration — termination — availability for inspection. (7/1/2003)
306.020   Vessels to be numbered — number, where displayed. (8/28/1975)
306.030   Certificate of number, application, procedure, contents, fee — numbers, how attached — numbers from federal or other state governments, reciprocity — permanent certificate, when — renewal of certificate, when, how — personal property tax statement and proof of payment required — deposit and use of fees. (8/28/2021)
306.031   New or replacement identification number of motor or vessel — securing of number — penalty. (6/24/1997)
306.035   Certificate of title, form of. (8/28/1969)
306.040   Certified number only on boat. (8/28/1959)
306.050   Notice of change of address of certificate holder — procedure. (8/28/1959)
306.060   Transfer of ownership of boat, application, fee — temporary certificate of number, fee — contents — dealer issue, record required, contents, penalty. (6/24/1997)
306.075   Motorized amphibious vehicle, defined — treated as a vessel, not a motor vehicle, exceptions — license required. (8/28/1989)
306.080   Vessels exempt from numbering requirements. (8/28/1995)
306.090   Maximum sound levels for recreational motorboats — exceptions. (8/28/1977)
306.100   Classification of vessels — equipment requirements. (8/28/2018)
306.109   Alcoholic drinking devices and containers prohibited on rivers — violation, penalty. (8/28/2011)
306.113   Operate defined — probable cause required. (6/30/1993)
306.115   Parasailing, requirements, prohibited, when. (8/28/1989)
306.120   Towing persons on skis or surfboard, regulations. (8/28/1969)
306.122   Motorboat or vessel operator, minimum age, exceptions, penalty. (6/24/1997)
306.124   Aids to navigation and regulatory markers defined — water patrol may mark waters, hearing, notice — markings, effect of — disaster, closing of certain waters — violation, penalty. (8/28/2008)
306.125   Operation of watercraft, how — restricted areas, certain vessels, speed allowed, penalty for violations — rulemaking authority — exceptions. (8/28/2018)
306.126   Motorboats, regulations as to passenger seating while under way — person in water, flag required, when — slow speed required, when — penalty. (8/28/2018)
306.127   Boating safety identification card required, when, requirements, fee — inapplicable, when — temporary boater safety identification card issued, when, rules, fee authorized, expiration date. (8/28/2020)
306.128   Boating offenses, offender requirements. (8/28/2003)
306.129   Rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
306.130   Regattas, races and other activities, authorization, regulation of. (8/28/1989)
306.132   Watercraft to stop on signal of water patrol or emergency watercraft, when — authorized speed near emergency watercraft — penalty. (8/28/2008)
306.140   Accident or collision, duties of operator — report required, when. (8/28/2005)
306.142   Personal watercraft, regulations — personal flotation devices — age restriction — reasonable and prudent operation — exceptions. (6/24/1997)
306.147   Muffler, defined — noise level regulation, muffler system required, certification of manufacturer — exceptions — on-site test to measure noise levels, penalty — application of section. (8/28/2008)
306.150   Watercraft livery — records — equipment to be furnished. (8/28/1995)
306.165   Water patrol officer, powers, duties and jurisdiction of. (8/28/2010)
306.167   Powers of peace officer when working in cooperation with other law enforcement agency. (8/28/2010)
306.168   Search warrants, water patrol division may request application for and serve, when. (8/28/2010)
306.170   Accident reports to United States on request. (8/28/1989)
306.180   Motorboat fund in state treasury, source and use. (8/28/1989)
306.185   Water patrol division fund created, use of proceeds. (8/28/2010)
306.190   Applicability of regulations — local regulations — special local rules prohibited. (8/28/2008)
306.200   Peace officers to enforce. (8/28/1959)
306.210   Penalties for violations. (8/28/1995)
306.215   Inspections of boats, refusal of or interference with — penalty. (8/28/1985)
306.217   Scuba diver's marker, flag required — flag described — boats to avoid — penalty. (8/28/1989)
306.220   Personal flotation device, who must wear, when, exception, penalty. (8/28/1989)
306.221   Obstruction of traffic or access to boat docks — violation, penalty. (8/28/2021)
306.225   Certain counties may regulate size and operation of watercraft on lakes, when (Clay and Jackson counties). (8/28/1989)
306.250   Definitions. (8/28/1963)
306.260   Boats not to discharge sewage, exception. (8/28/1971)
306.270   Marine toilets shall have suitable treatment device. (8/28/1963)
306.280   Inspection of boats. (8/28/1989)
306.290   Penalties for violations. (8/28/1963)
306.300   Definitions — marine sanitation device required — limitations — civil penalty. (6/9/1998)
306.325   Vessels on navigable waterways, restrictions on transporting of foodstuffs and beverages — violation, penalty. (8/28/2004)
306.400   Liens and encumbrances — valid, perfected, when, how, future advances — boats and motors subject to, when, how determined — revenue to establish security procedure, electronic notices, rulemaking authority. (8/28/2012)
306.405   Certificates of title, delivery of, how, to whom — lienholder may elect to have revenue retain electronic title. (8/28/2002)
306.410   Duties of parties upon creation of lien or encumbrance — failure of owner to perform certain duties, penalty — name change, authorization to director required. (8/28/2009)
306.415   Assignment of lien or encumbrance by lienholder, rights and obligations — perfection by assignee, how. (8/28/1999)
306.420   Satisfaction of lien or encumbrance, release of, procedure — duties of lienholder and director of revenue — penalty for unauthorized release of a lien. (1/1/2017)
306.425   Provisions of 306.400 to 306.430 exclusive — exceptions. (8/28/1985)
306.430   Liens and encumbrances incurred before July 1, 2003 — how terminated, completed and enforced. (8/28/2002)
306.435   Repossessed vessels, motorboats and outboard motors, certificate of title — application, procedure, fee, form of — notice — issued, when — director of revenue, duties, rulemaking authority. (8/28/2006)
306.440   Owner's failure to indicate lienholder on title application, penalty. (8/28/2002)

Outboard motors and vessels, certificate of title, transfers by beneficiary form due to death of one owner, sales and use tax not to apply, 301.684

306.455   Certificate of title for outboard motors and vessels in names of two or more persons, presumptions — exception. (8/28/1987)
306.456   Certificate of title for outboard motors and vessels in one person's name, may be surrendered, new certificate issued for one or more other persons — fee. (8/28/1987)
306.458   Certificate of title, two or more persons, not held as tenants in common, death of one tenant, transfer to surviving owners, procedure, fee — tenants in common, death of one tenant, procedure to transfer, fee. (8/28/2004)
306.461   Certificate of title in beneficiary form — multiple beneficiaries allowed — procedure to issue, content, fee — consent not required for transactions, revocation — interest subject to certain claims — transfer not deemed testamentary. (8/28/2004)
306.463   Death of owner and no surviving owner or beneficiary, director of revenue may transfer and issue new certificate, when, procedure to obtain. (8/28/1987)
306.465   Rules and regulations, authority to promulgate, procedure. (8/28/1995)
306.530   Registration of outboard motors. (8/28/2004)
306.532   Certificate of title to designate year of manufacture (8/28/2012)
306.535   Applications, contents, fee — not made within certain period, delinquency fee. (8/28/1985)
306.540   Registration by director of revenue, when. (8/28/1945)
306.545   Registration number — placement. (8/28/1995)
306.550   Certificate forms — duties of seller and purchaser — temporary registration number, issuance, contents. (6/24/1997)
306.555   Inspection of outboard motors. (8/28/1945)
306.560   Outboard motor registration not required for manufacturers, visitors in state, and motors used solely for racing. (8/28/1993)
306.565   Fees — disposition. (8/28/1949)
306.570   Destruction of records. (8/28/1945)
306.575   Penalty for violation. (8/28/1945)
306.900   Direct molding process — use of to duplicate hulls prohibited, when — damages and injunctive relief, when. (8/28/1985)
306.903   Abandonment of boat dock, penalty — retrieval and disposal — identifying information on dock required, when, penalty. (8/28/2009)
306.910   Recreational water use — definitions — brochure, distribution, limitation on cost of. (8/28/2015)
 - Cross References
Actions against nonresident watercraft owners, 506.330 to 506.350
Division of water safety assigned to department of public safety, 650.005
State water patrol transferred to division of water patrol within state highway patrol in the department of public safety, 650.005

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