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Officer testing for sobriety

South Carolina law establishes the following penalties.

  • Penalties include a fine of up to $6,000 and imprisonment for up to three years. In addition, a person’s privilege to operate any vessel may be suspended for up to two years. Enrollment in, and successful completion of, an Alcohol and Drug Safety Action course and a South Carolina boating safety course also are required at the person’s expense.
  • Felony BUI (boating under the influence) carries penalties of up to a $25,000 fine and 25 years of imprisonment.
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