The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

In the Year Two Thousand and One

House Bill 1263

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MODIFICATION OF THE HELMET LAW.

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 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out all beginning with the word “every” and ending with the word “gear”.

SECTION 2. Section 7 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting in place of said section the following new paragraph:—

Every person operating a motorized land conveyance or riding as a passenger on a motorized land conveyance or in a device attached to a motorized land conveyance must wear protective headgear conforming with such minimum standards and construction as the Registrar may prescribe, and no person operating a motorized land conveyance shall permit any other person to ride as a passenger in or on such motorized land conveyance unless said passenger is wearing protective headgear.


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