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HB 639 - Motorcycle Helmets - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Motorcycle Helmets

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend the current law that requires all motorcycle riders and drivers to wear helmets to include only those riders and drivers who are under 21 years old.

Highlights:
-Changes the current law, which states that no person can drive or ride on a motorcycle without a helmet, to state that only those who are under 21 years old are required to wear a helmet while driving or riding on a motorcycle (Sec. 1). -Establishes that anyone over 21 years who chooses not to wear a helmet shall have "economic only" uninsured motorist liability coverage with minimum limits of one hundred thousand dollars and shall be covered by a health care plan (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Motorcycle Helmets

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