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462a.34b Eluding Or Attempting To Elude Pursuing Law Enforcement Vessel — Penalty.

1. The operator of a vessel commits a serious misdemeanor if the operator willfully fails to bring the vessel to a stop or otherwise eludes or attempts to elude an authorized marked law enforcement vessel operated by a uniformed peace officer or by a water patrol officer of the department of natural resources, after being given a visual and audible signal to stop. The signals given by the officer shall be by displaying a blue light or flashing blue and red lights and by sounding a horn or siren.

2. The operator of a vessel commits an aggravated misdemeanor if the operator willfully fails to bring the vessel to a stop or otherwise eludes or attempts to elude an authorized marked law enforcement vessel operated by a uniformed peace officer or by a water patrol officer of the department of natural resources, after being given a visual and audible signal to stop as provided in this section and in doing so exceeds a reasonable speed.

3. The operator of a vessel commits a class “D” felony if the operator willfully fails to bring the vessel to a stop or otherwise eludes or attempts to elude an authorized marked law enforcement vessel operated by a uniformed peace officer or by a water patrol officer of the department of natural resources, after being given a visual and audible signal to stop as provided in this section, and in doing so exceeds a reasonable speed, and if any of the following occurs:

a. The operator is participating in a public offense, as defined in section 702.13, that is a felony.

b. The operator is in violation of section 462A.14 or 124.401.

c. The offense results in bodily injury to a person other than the operator.

2007 Acts, ch 28, §10

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Kim Reynolds
Kim Reynolds
May 24, 2017 -
Republican
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East 9th and Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50319

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