Online Courses & Proctoring
[Table 3.4]

 

State

Does your state have any laws in place which expressly prohibit online boating safety courses?

Other, please specify

Does your state require boating safety tests to be proctored?

Other, please specify

Alabama

No 

 

No 

 

Alaska

No 

 

Other, please specify 

No boating education requirements 

American Samoa

 

 

 

 

Arizona

No 

 

No 

 

Arkansas

No 

 

No 

 

Australia

 

 

 

 

British Columbia

 

 

 

 

California

No 

 

No 

 

Colorado

no 

 

yes 

 

Connecticut

Yes 

 

Yes 

 

Delaware

No 

 

Yes 

 

District of Columbia

No 

 

No 

 

Florida

No 

 

No 

 

Georgia

No 

 

No 

 

Guam

No 

 

 

 

Hawaii

No 

 

No 

 

Idaho

No 

 

No 

 

Illinois

No  

 

No  

 

Indiana

No 

 

No 

 

Iowa

No 

 

No 

 

Kansas

No 

 

No 

 

Kentucky

No 

 

Yes 

 

Louisiana

No 

 

Yes 

 

Maine

No 

 

Yes 

 

Manitoba (Canada)

 

 

 

 

Maryland

No 

 

No 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

 

Michigan

Yes 

 

Yes 

 

Minnesota

No 

 

No 

 

Mississippi

No 

 

Other, please specify 

yes, in class. No for approved internet courses 

Missouri

No 

 

Yes 

Yes, except Online Course 

Montana

No 

 

No 

 

Nebraska

No 

 

Yes 

 

Nevada

No 

 

No 

 

New Hampshire

Other, please specify 

Can take course but then proctored exam 

Yes 

 

New Jersey

No 

 

Yes 

 

New Mexico

No 

 

Yes 

 

New York

Yes 

 

Yes 

 

North Carolina

Other, please specify 

Lake Norman has a law but not enforced by State. 

Other, please specify 

State course only. 

North Dakota

No 

 

No 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

No 

 

No 

 

Ohio

No 

 

No 

 

Oklahoma

No 

 

No 

 

Ontario (Canada)

 

 

 

 

Oregon

No 

 

No 

 

Pennsylvania

No 

 

No 

 

Puerto Rico

No 

 

No 

 

Quebec (Canada)

 

 

 

 

Rhode Island

Other, please specify 

require a proctored exam 

Yes 

 

South Carolina

No 

 

No 

 

South Dakota

No 

 

No 

 

Tennessee

Yes 

 

Yes 

 

Texas

No 

 

No  

 

Utah

Other, please specify 

We have proctored tests 

Yes 

 

Vermont

No 

 

No 

 

Virgin Islands

 

 

 

 

Virginia

No 

 

Other, please specify 

Only challenge exams 

Washington

No 

 

Other, please specify 

Rules provide for proctored and unproctored exams. 

West Virginia

No 

 

Yes 

 

Wisconsin

No 

 

Other, please specify 

Yes except on line testing. 

Wyoming

No 

 

No