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October 27, 2017
MEDFORD (AP) — The Oregon State Marine Board is considering a plan that would no longer require people who rent commercial rafts and kayaks to carry Aquatic Invasive Species permits.
While raft-rental companies still would be required to buy the same permits to outfit their fleets, their customers would not have to physically carry proof while on waterways. Just the company name on the raft would suffice, thereby saving the Marine Board printing costs and reducing water authorities' need to check for permits.
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