Skip to main content

Course Outline

It is the responsibility of the TWRA to enforce and administer the provisions of the Tennessee Boating Safety Act.

  • Enforcement officers of the agency are on the water to assist boaters as well as to enforce laws and provide control when necessary.
  • Every officer of the agency has the authority to stop and board any vessel. They may issue citations; when necessary, they may arrest, on sight and without warrant, any person they see violating a provision of the Boating Safety Act.
  • The USCG has enforcement authority on federally controlled waters.
  • Unit 4 of 6
  • Topic 19 of 20
  • Page 1 of 1