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House Bill 1197

House Bill 1197

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1197 (Updated February 27, 2012 6:14 pm - DI 84)

Mopeds. Changes the term motorized bicycle to moped. Defines moped. Authorizes the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to adopt rules concerning certificates of title for mopeds. Provides that a moped operated on a highway must be registered with the bureau, with a registration fee equal to that of a motorcycle. Requires that certain funds received from the registration of a moped be deposited in the motorcycle operator safety education fund. Requires the operator of a moped on a highway to have an identification card, permit, or driver's license in the operator's immediate possession when operating the moped. Requires a dealer who sells at least 12 mopeds a year to register as a dealer with the secretary of state. Requires the operator of a moped to have proof of financial responsibility in effect on the moped. Requires certain individuals to file accident reports after an accident involving a moped. Repeals the term "motor scooter". Makes conforming changes. Makes technical corrections. Deletes outdated language.
Current Status:
In Conference Committee
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