mropencarry wrote: Put-in-Bay police will meet the vessel at the dock to make sure all paperwork is in order with the carrier.
This is unacceptable. I have a hunch their "policy" was written by the PIB chief of police. Notice how they try to imply these are federal rules? Liars.mropencarry wrote:And they replied;
"Thank you for your inquiry into our policy on weapons aboard our vessel. Our general suggestion is to leave your firearms at home, federal laws and US Coast Guard requirements make it difficult for us to accommodate our guests who carry handguns. (maybe we should carry a permit or something) Our vessel is regulated by federal laws and policies established by Homeland Security, any person wishing to transport a firearm must first check it in at the dock and have it secured for transport where it will be locked with the captain in the pilot house (providing the captain is okay with transporting the weapon). Upon arriving to Put-in-Bay, Put-in-Bay police will meet the vessel at the dock to make sure all paperwork is in order with the carrier.
mropencarry wrote:Hmmm....I feel a new open carry (or concealed) walk brewing. Too bad there's not a :rollingfingers: emoticon.
muxtech wrote:The gentleman from JXP has no intention of getting you and your firearm to the other side. (The Captain's not OK with it today.) Your question about paperwork is therefore moot.
The actual law only requires that while on board the ammo must be "separated" from the gun. No notification of the boat operators or island police is required by law,
TITLE 33--NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER I--COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELANDSECURITY
PART 104_MARITIME SECURITY: VESSELS--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Vessel Security Requirements
Sec. 104.265 Security measures for access control.
(a) General. The vessel owner or operator must ensure
the implementation of security measures to:
(1) Deter the unauthorized introduction of dangerous substances and
devices, including any device intended to damage or destroy persons,
vessels, facilities, or ports;
(2) Secure dangerous substances and devices that are authorized
by the owner or operator to be on board;
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