MD SB712 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB745
Note: Carry Over of previous SB237


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-1)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-23 - Hearing 2/23 at 2:30 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Providing that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a certain motorcycle safety course, or is a passenger on a motorcycle operated by a driver who has been licensed for at least 2 years or has completed a certain motorcycle safety course.

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Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for Motorcycle Riders - Exception



2021-02-23SenateHearing 2/23 at 2:30 p.m.
2021-02-23SenateHearing canceled
2021-02-04SenateHearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

SB712 (Carry Over) 2021-02-23 - Hearing 2/23 at 2:30 p.m.
SB237 (Carry Over) 2020-02-20 - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation211306(n/a)See Bill Text

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