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HB 147: Skateboard and Scooter Regulations


Skateboard and Scooter Regulations; Creates "Max's Helmet Law"; requires child under 16 to wear helmet while riding skateboard or foot-propelled scooter; provides helmet standards; prohibits attachment of skateboard or scooter to vehicle; prohibits parent from authorizing violation; prohibits renting or leasing skateboard or scooter without helmet; provides for enforcement, penalties, exceptions, & disposition of fines.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2017 House • Filed
1/11/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 40
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 40
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee