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H 3440 - Requires Certain Safety Regulations to Operate a Moped - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (-) -
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (69-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Certain Safety Regulations to Operate a Moped

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires an individual operating a moped to follow certain safety regulations.

Highlights:

  • Requires an individual operating a moped to have a valid moped operator’s license or driver’s license (Sec. 11).
  • Requires a moped to be insured and registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles, effective July 1, 2017 (Sec. 11).
  • Requires an individual operating a moped, and any passengers, to wear a reflective vest during nighttime hours (Sec. 11).
  • Prohibits an individual from operating a moped at speeds faster than 35 miles per hour (Sec. 11).
  • Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend, revoke, or cancel a moped operator’s license in the same manner and upon the same grounds as other motor vehicle operator’s licenses (Sec. 9).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Certain Safety Regulations to Operate a Moped

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Certain Safety Regulations to Operate a Moped

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires an individual operating a moped to follow certain safety regulations.

Highlights:
  • Requires an individual operating a moped to have a valid moped operator’s license or driver’s license (Sec. 12).
  • Requires a moped to be insured and registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles, effective July 1, 2018 (Sec. 12).
  • Requires an individual operating a moped, and any passengers, to wear a reflective vest (Sec. 12).
  • Requires a moped operated on a public road or highway to have head lights, brake lights, and a continuously flashing rear red tail light (Sec. 12).
  • Prohibits operating a moped at speeds higher than 35 miles per hour (Secs. 9 & 28).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Certain Safety Regulations to Operate a Moped

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