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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1638         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3148

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Todd M. Smola

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to certain passengers on motorcycles..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1638        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3148

By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3148) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to prohibit certain children from being passengers on motorcycles.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 947 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to certain passengers on motorcycles..
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 13 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after the sixth sentence the following 2 sentences:-

              No child under the age of 5 years and no child weighing 40 pounds or less shall ride as a passenger on a motorcycle with a maximum speed in excess of 30 miles per hour.  A violation of the preceding sentence shall be punished by a fine of not less than $25.

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