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CS/SB 542: Mobility Devices and Motorized Scooters

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Brandes

Mobility Devices and Motorized Scooters; Defining the term “micromobility device”; revising the definition of the term “motorized scooter”; providing that the operator of a motorized scooter or micromobility device has all of the rights and duties applicable to the rider of a bicycle, except the duties imposed by specified provisions that by their nature do not apply; exempting electric personal assistive mobility devices and motorized scooters from certain emblem requirements, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/30/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 453 (Ch. 2019-109) -SJ 624
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/25/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 71
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 70
    3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 03/26/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
    3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/28/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
    4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 288
    4/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/09/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    4/9/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
    4/10/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/18/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
    4/19/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/26/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19 -SJ 646
    4/30/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 624
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 453 -SJ 624
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 453 (Ch. 2019-109) -SJ 624

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  • CS/SB 542, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/27/2019 at 5:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/17/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/19/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 453 (er) Micromobility Devices Toledo Identical Last Action: 6/18/2019 Chapter No. 2019-109

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2019 4:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/18/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.1995 Driving upon sidewalk or bicycle path. Page 3 (pdf)
    316.2128 Operation of motorized scooters and miniature motorcycles; requirements for sales. Page 3 (pdf)
    316.2225 Additional equipment required on certain vehicles. Page 4 (pdf)
    320.01 Definitions, general. Page 5 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 6 (pdf)

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  • SB 542, Original Filed Version Posted 1/25/2019 at 2:08 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 3/25/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 453 (c1) Micromobility Devices and Motorized Scooters Toledo Similar Last Action: 6/18/2019 Chapter No. 2019-109

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    449268 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Brandes)
    3/26/2019
    3:30 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/27/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 936054 - Amendment to Amendment (449268)
    Delete line 50 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Lee)
    3/26/2019
    7:03 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/27/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/26/2019 4:00 PM Infrastructure and Security 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.008 Powers of local authorities. Page 3 (pdf)
    316.1995 Driving upon sidewalk or bicycle path. Page 4 (pdf)
    316.2128 Operation of motorized scooters and miniature motorcycles; requirements for sales. Page 4 (pdf)
    316.2225 Additional equipment required on certain vehicles. Page 5 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 6 (pdf)

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