No, 1993.

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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on June 20, 2008 at 12:05:18:

In Reply to: Oct. 1, 1999 posted by Jon on June 19, 2008 at 08:37:24:

It was 1993. My 1996 edition of Chapman, page 53, says:

"Until 1993, there was considerable ambiguity over exactly who was
a paying passenger and who was simply a guest politely offering to
share the cost of a day on the water. New definitions published
in Congressional Record S-16963 clarified the situation with
unambiguous definitions."

Chapman then goes on to give those definitions, which match what
was discussed above, particularly, that a voluntary sharing of
the actual expenses of the voyage is not "consideration"


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