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(f) Whoever violates Section 971.38 or 971.39 is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree if the violation is not related to a collision, injury to a person, or damage to property and a misdemeanor of the third degree if the violation is related to a collision, injury to a person, or damage to property.
(g) The sentencing court, in addition to the penalty provided under this section for a violation of this chapter or a rule adopted under it that involves a powercraft powered by more than ten horsepower and that, in the opinion of the court, involves a threat to the safety of persons or property, shall order the offender to complete successfully a boating course approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators before the offender is allowed to operate a powercraft powered by more than ten horsepower on the waters in this State. Violation of a court ordered entered under this division is punishable as contempt under Ohio R.C. Chapter 2705. (Ord. 00-129. Passed 6-6-00.)