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April 6, 2021Johnston, Iowa |  By: Jim Faris

Iowa DNR reminds boaters about new law

JOHNSTON, Iowa - A new law that went into effect this month requires the use of engine cut-off switch links.

Boating Law Administrator for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Susan Stocker told KXCV/KRNW that the links are designed to stop a boat when the operator falls off.

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The law applies to all federal waterways, like the Missouri river and federal-owned reservoirs.