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CS/SB 542: Mobility Devices and Motorized Scooters

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Brandes

Mobility Devices and Motorized Scooters; Defining the term “micromobility device”; revising the definition of the term “motorized scooter”; providing that the operator of a motorized scooter or micromobility device has all of the rights and duties applicable to the rider of a bicycle, except the duties imposed by specified provisions that by their nature do not apply; exempting electric personal assistive mobility devices and motorized scooters from certain emblem requirements, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/30/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 453 (Ch. 2019-109) -SJ 624
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 71
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 70
3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 03/26/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/28/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 288
4/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/09/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/9/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
4/10/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
4/19/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19 -SJ 646
4/30/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 624
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 453 -SJ 624
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 453 (Ch. 2019-109) -SJ 624