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 Bill Status of HB2850  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  CHILD BICYCLE HELMET SAFETY

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel and Deborah Mell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Child Bicycle Helmet Safety Awareness Act. Contains legislative findings and definitions. Provides that a person under the age of 15 may not operate or be a passenger on a bicycle on a highway, multipurpose public path, or other public right-of-way unless at all times when the person is so-engaged he or she wears a protective bicycle helmet of good fit fastened securely upon the head. Provides that a parent or legal guardian of a person under the age of 15 may not permit the person to operate or be a passenger on a bicycle in an unlawful manner. Provides that no person may rent or lease any bicycle to or for the use of any person under the age of 15 on a highway, multipurpose public path, or other public right-of-way unless certain conditions are met. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/22/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/15/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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