House Bill 258

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/18/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 022)
Title AN ACT relating to the operation of scooters.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 955
Sponsor K. Upchurch
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 186.010 to define "motor scooter"; specify that motor scooters be considered to be a motorcycle only for registration purposes; specify that electric low-speed scooters are not vehicles; amend KRS 186A.080 to exempt electric low-speed scooters from title and registration requirements; amend KRS 189.010 to define "electric low-speed scooters" and specify that they are not a motor vehicle; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to allow electric low-speed scooters to be operated on a highway, bicycle lane, or bicycle path; outline provisions for operation; direct the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to establish safe operating standards; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to allow the operation of motor scooters on a highway; outline provisions for operation; amend KRS 189.050 to exempt electric low-speed scooters from lighting requirements; amend KRS 189.340 to outline the procedure for vehicles when overtaking an electric low-speed scooter; prohibit an operator of an electric low-speed scooter from riding more than two abreast; amend KRS 189.635 to specify that for reporting and statistical purposes, a motor scooter be listed in its own distinct category; amend KRS 189.810 to exempt electric low-speed scooters from slow-moving vehicle requirements; amend KRS 304.39-020 to specify that electric low-speed scooters are not motor vehicles.
Index Headings of Original Version Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Electric low-speed scooters, allow use on roadways
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Motor scooters, allow use on roadways
Transportation - Electric low-speed scooters, allow use on roadways
Transportation - Motor scooters, allow use on roadways
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Transportation Cabinet, electric low-speed scooters
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/19
  • introduced in House
02/07/19
  • to Transportation (H)
02/08/19
  • posted in committee
02/12/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/13/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/14/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2019
02/15/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0
  • received in Senate
02/19/19
  • to Transportation (S)
02/27/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/28/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 1, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/04/19
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
03/05/19
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 95-1
03/06/19
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/18/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 022)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend the definition of "electric low-speed scooter" to remove language specifying the number of wheels and to specify that the scooter is designed to be stood or sat upon.
Index Headings Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Electric low-speed scooters, allow use on roadways
Transportation - Electric low-speed scooters, allow use on roadways

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