2010 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 248
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, and Raskin
Vehicle Laws - Equine Riding - Helmet Requirement for Minors


Prohibiting a person under the age of 18 from riding an equine on a highway, an equine-riding path, or a specified other property unless the person is wearing a properly secured helmet that meets specified standards; establishing a fine schedule for subsequent violations of the helmet requirement; requiring a court to order the parent or guardian of a minor under 14 years of age who is convicted of a violation of the Act to pay the fine imposed for the violation under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 21-104 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings