Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 8 of chapter 90B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (e) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
(e) No person shall, upon any waterway to which the public has a right of access, or upon any waterway to which members of the public have access as invitees or licensees, operates a motorboat recklessly or negligently or at a speed so that the lives and safety of the public might be endangered or upon a bet or wager or in a race and no person shall operate a motorboat for the purpose of making a record and thereby violate any provision of this section or any regulation promulgated hereunder which the director is hereby authorized to make and no person shall go away after knowingly colliding with or otherwise causing injury to any other motorboat or property or person without stopping and making known his name, residence and the registration number of his motorboat. Nothing in this section shall apply to any regatta or race otherwise authorized under the provisions of section eleven and the regulations promulgated thereunder.