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Boating Operating Under the Influence Surcharge

SECTION 71.   Paragraph (4) of subsection (a) of section 8 of chapter 90B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

There shall be an assessment of $250 against a person who is convicted of, placed on probation for, or otherwise pleads guilty to or admits to a finding of sufficient facts of operating a vessel while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or marijuana, narcotic drugs, depressant or stimulant substances or the vapors of glue; provided, however, that $150 of the $250 collected under this assessment shall be deposited by the court with the state treasurer into the Head Injury Treatment Services Trust Fund, established by section 59 of chapter 10, and the remaining amount of the assessment shall be credited to the General Fund. The assessment shall not be subject to reduction or waiver by the court for any reason.