Enrolled House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. David Wolkins
Co-Authors: Rep. Gail Riecken, Rep. Wendy McNamara, Rep. Milo Smith, Rep. Holli Sullivan
Sponsors: Sen. James Buck, Sen. Philip Boots, Sen. Thomas Wyss
  • Rep. David Wolkins
    Rep. David Wolkins

    Author

  • Rep. Gail Riecken
    Rep. Gail Riecken

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Wendy McNamara
    Rep. Wendy McNamara

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Milo Smith
    Rep. Milo Smith

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Holli Sullivan
    Rep. Holli Sullivan

    Co-Author

  • Sen. James Buck
    Sen. James Buck

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Philip Boots
    Sen. Philip Boots

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Thomas Wyss
    Sen. Thomas Wyss

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Vaneta Becker
    Sen. Vaneta Becker

    Co-Sponsor

  • Sen. Jean Breaux
    Sen. Jean Breaux

    Co-Sponsor

DIGEST

Motor driven cycles. Repeals obsolete provisions concerning an interim study of motorized bicycles. Defines "Class A motor driven cycle", "Class B motor driven cycle", and "motor driven cycle". Repeals the definitions of "motor scooter" and "motorized bicycle". Provides that the county motor vehicle excise surtax and the motor vehicle excise tax apply to motor driven cycles. Requires that motor driven cycles must be registered with the bureau of motor vehicles. Excludes motor driven cycles from titling requirements. Requires that a license plate must be displayed on a motor driven cycle. Provides that certain equipment requirements and traffic regulations apply to motor driven cycles. ... Requires an individual who operates a Class A motor driven cycle to hold a valid driver's license with a motorcycle endorsement or a motorcycle endorsement with a Class A motor driven cycle restriction and to provide proof of financial responsibility. Requires an individual who operates a Class B motor driven cycle to hold an unexpired identification card with a Class B motor driven cycle endorsement or a valid driver's license. Provides that a motor driven cycle may not be operated on an interstate highway. Provides that the operation of a Class B motor driven cycle may be a defense to certain motor vehicle offenses. Excludes motor driven cycles from: (1) the definition of "motorized cart" for purposes of certain natural resource laws; and (2) certain motor vehicle protection laws. Makes technical corrections. Reconciles a conflict with HEA 1006-2013 and other criminal law bills enacted in the 2013 legislative session.