Authorities at the Department of Natural Resources have long noted the discrepancy in alcohol limits. They've also noted that enforcement remains difficult on the water regardless of the limits, because there are no marked lanes, making it harder to have probable cause for pulling over a boat operator.
On Wednesday, the Senate extended a tax break exempting engines and equipment used in plane maintenance from the sales tax so long as those parts are installed on out-of-state aircraft. That tax break, due to expire on June 30, 2013, would be extended by two years. State budget officials estimated the tax break will cost Georgia more than $18 million in tax revenue.
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