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HB 747 - Restrictions on All-Terrain Vehicle Use - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (50-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Restrictions on All-Terrain Vehicle Use

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides restrictions on the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) by minors.

Highlights:
-Forbids the use of all-terrain vehicles and other off-road vehicles, except for farm vehicles, on public roads, including the shoulders (sec. 1). -Bans the use of all-terrain vehicles by anyone under the age of six, and limits children between the ages of six and eleven to all-terrain vehicles with an engine size of 70cc and children between the ages of twelve to fifteen to an engine size of 90cc (sec. 1). -Requires all all-terrain vehicle riders under the age of 16 to wear a safety helmet and protective eyewear, and to be under the supervision of a person who is over the age of eighteen (sec. 1). -Provides for penalties of $50 for the first offense, $100 for the second offense, and $500 for all subsequent offenses (sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (51-40) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Restrictions on All-Terrain Vehicle Use

Sponsors

  • Clara Guilbeau Baudoin (LA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Beverly Gourdon Bruce (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • D. A. 'Butch' Gautreaux (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald E. Hines (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kay Kellogg Katz (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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