Senate Bill 342Motorcycle Headgear, etc. - cert. violations not criminal act

By: Senators Brush of the 24th, Streat of the 19th, Marable of the 52nd and others
First Reader SummaryA bill to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-6-315 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to headgear and eye-protective devices for motorcycle riders, so as to provide that certain violations shall not be criminal acts, ordinance violations, or moving traffic violations; to specify a penalty for certain violations; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes

Senate Action House
1/24/00 Read 1st time 2/25/00
2/2/00 Favorably Reported 3/14/00
2/3/00 Read 2nd Time 2/28/00
1/27/00 Committed  
2/4/00 Read 3rd Time 3/20/00
2/25/00 Passed/Adopted 3/20/00
FS/FA Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  
3/28/00 Sent To Governor  


A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT

1- 1 To amend Code Section 40-6-315 of the Official Code of1- 2 Georgia Annotated, relating to headgear and
eye-protective
1- 3 devices for motorcycle riders, so as to provide that a
1- 4 violation of said Code section shall not be a moving traffic
1- 5 violation; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other
1- 6 purposes.

1- 7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:

1- 8 SECTION 1.

1- 9 Code Section 40-6-315 of the Official Code of Georgia
1-10 Annotated, relating to headgear and eye-protective devices
1-11 for motorcycle riders, is amended by adding a new subsection
1-12 (e) to read as follows:

1-13 "(e) A violation of this Code section shall not be a
1-14 moving traffic violation for purposes of Code Section
1-15 40-5-57."

1-16 SECTION 2.

1-17 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are
1-18 repealed.

For more info: http://www2.state.ga.us/Legis/1999_00/leg/fulltext/sb342.htm


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