Motorcycles and autocycles; protective helmets, organ donor exemption. (HB1872)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective helmets on motorcycles and autocycles; organ donor exemption. Exempts any operator of and passenger on a motorcycle or autocycle who is 21 years of age or older and a registered organ donor from the requirement to wear a protective helmet when on a motorcycle or autocycle. The bill reduces operating or riding on a motorcycle or autocycle without a protective helmet from a primary offense to a secondary offense, which can be charged only when the offender is stopped for another, separate offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100466D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1872)
01/22/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 8-N)
02/05/2019Left in Transportation