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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 672         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1726

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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 standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin

David M. Torrisi

14th Essex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Joyce A. Spiliotis

12th Essex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Michael R. Knapik

 

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 672        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1726

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Stephen M. Brewer, David M. Torrisi, George N. Peterson, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 2017 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or 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 1:   Section 7 of Chapter 90, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the entire sentence beginning with the word ?Every? in line 141 and ending with the words ?hear gear? in line 147.

              SECTION 2:   Section 7 of Chapter 90 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding at the end of said section the following new paragraph:

              Every person operating a motorcycle or riding as a passenger on a motorcycle or in a sidecar attached to a motorcycle who is under the age of twenty-one years of age must wear protective headgear conforming with such minimum standards and construction as the Registrar may prescribe, and no person operating a motorcycle shall permit any other person under the age of twenty-one years of age to ride as a passenger on such motorcycle unless said passenger is wearing protective headgear.

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