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Florida boaters facing new rules under executive order

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Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 12:27:00-04

TAMPA, Fla. -- Recreational boats in Florida are facing new rules to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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Under a new executive order all recreational boats must be at least 50 feet apart and there can't be more than 10 people on board.

Governor DeSantis directed the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to issue the order on Friday.

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DeSantis said the order is intended to enforce social distancing rules on Florida's waterways.

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-09

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