2009 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Sponsored By:
Delegates Elliott, Bartlett, Bates, Boteler, Krebs, McComas, Montgomery, Myers, Riley, Shewell, Sossi, Stukes, Stull, F. Turner, and Walkup
Bicycles, Mopeds, and Motor Scooters - Minors - Protective Headgear


Prohibiting a person who is under the age of 18 years from operating or riding as a passenger on a motor scooter unless the person is wearing protective headgear; increasing to the age of 18 years below which the operator or passenger of a bicycle is required to wear protective headgear; and clarifying that the defined term "bicycle" includes a moped.

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 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 11-104 , 11-134.1 , 11-134.5 , 21-1207.1 )


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