The Department of Boating and Waterways, in cooperation with the State Department of Education and other appropriate agencies, industry and nonprofit organizations involved with water safety, shall develop an aquatic safety program which shall be made available for use at an appropriate grade level in public elementary schools, as determined by the Director of Boating and Waterways, at no expense to the schools. The aquatic education program shall include, but not be limited to, an audiovisual instructional aid and parental involvement materials. The Department of Boating and Waterways shall act as liaison between the schools and school districts and the industry and nonprofit organizations involved with water safety.
(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 248, Sec. 32.)