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LB 253 - Repealing Motorcycle Helmet Law - Key Vote

Nebraska Key Votes

Deb Fischer voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (Senate) (23-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Motorcycle Helmet Law

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the motorcycle helmet law for riders over 21 who have passed a safety course.

Highlights:
- Requires riders to wear eye protection (Sec. 8). - Requires proof of at least one million dollars in medical coverage [sec. 2 (2)]. - Replaces the Motorcycle Safety Education Fund on January 1, 2009 with the Motorcycle Safety and Training Fund (Sec. 14). - Replaces the previous safety course with one administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (Sec. 10). - Charges violators of the Motorcycle Safety and Training Act with a class III misdemeanor (Sec. 22). - Sets the motorcycle registration fee at $11 (Sec. 4). - Amendment No. 1547 was offered by Sen. Rogert, supplementing the insurance requirements.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Motorcycle Helmet Law

Sponsors

  • Raymond M. 'Ray' Aguilar (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip Erdman (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Langemeier (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Mick A. Mines (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
  • Kent Rogert (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
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