Bill Status of HB2850 9th General Assembly
Short Description: CHILD BICYCLE HELMET SAFETY
Rep. Robyn Gabel and Deborah Mell
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.