98RS SB38


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SB 38 (BR 1233) - D. Seum, W. Blevins, E. Harris, P. Herron Jr, R. Leeper, B. Metcalf, V. Moore, J. Pendleton, A. Robinson, R. Roeding, J. Rose, E. Tori, J. Westwood, G. Williams

     AN ACT relating to the operation of motorcycles.
     Amend KRS 189.285 to make the wearing of a helmet optional for motorcycle passengers over the age of twenty-one (21) and motorcycle operators over the age of twenty-one (21) who have had a motorcycle operator's license for at least one (1) year; prohibit motorcycle operator with an instruction permit from carrying passengers, make technical corrections.


     SFA (1, D. Karem) - Amend to provide that a person over 21 operating a motorcycle without wearing protective headgear shall not be eligible for payment for any of the costs of injury, impairment, or disability by any program of medical assistance under KRS Chapter 205, any trust funds for persons who are brain-injured under KRS Chapter 211, any disproportionate share or indigent care fund partially or fully funded by the state, or any other source of state funds or federal funds administered by the state.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate; to Transportation (S)
     Jan 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 29-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 2-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 5, 1998
     Feb 5-3rd reading, floor amendment (1) withdrawn; passed 28-6
     Feb 6-received in House
     Feb 9-to Transportation (H)

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