Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program

Program Name: Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program

Resource Type: State

State: California, Pacific Coast

Agency: Program Source: Grant

Description: The purpose of the BS&E Financial Aid Program is to provide State financial aid to local governmental agencies whose waterways have high usage by transient boaters and an insufficient tax base to fully support a boating safety and enforcement program. The program is intended to augment existing local resources for boating safety and enforcement activities and is not intended to fully fund BS&E programs. Local participation in the program in entirely voluntary. Any local agency may opt not to participate in the program if they choose to spend their boat taxes on activities other than boating safety and enforcement activities.