2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Griffith, Howard, Ivey, Nathan-Pulliam, Ramirez, Reznik, Ross, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, and Walker
Vehicle Laws - Horse Riding - Helmet Requirement for Minors


Requiring minors to wear a helmet when riding a horse on a public roadway; establishing fines for violations of the helmet requirement; and requiring that educational materials be provided to minors who violate the helmet requirement.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Information
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sports and Recreation

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 21-104 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered