House Bill 258

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Last Action received in Senate
Title AN ACT relating to the operation of scooters.
Bill Documents 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
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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


Last updated: 2/15/2019 5:49 PM (EST)