California Lawmakers Proposing Tighter Boat Safety Standards

California lawmakers are proposing tighter safety standards for small boats after a dive boat burned and sank in Santa Cruz Island, killing 34 people. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein announced the Small Passenger Vessel Safety Act yesterday. It would require two escape routes for people below decks, leading to different parts of the boat. The proposed measure would also adds stricter requirements for fire alarms and fire suppression equipment.