H.Res.239 - Supporting efforts to retain the ban on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) ability to lobby State legislators using Federal tax dollars and urging NHTSA to focus on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education and training.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 05/02/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||05/03/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.|
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Summary: H.Res.239 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/02/2011)
Supports efforts to retain the ban on the ability of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to lobby state legislators using federal tax dollars.
Recognizes the importance of motorcycle crash prevention as the primary source of motorcycle safety.
Encourages NHTSA to: (1) focus on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education as the most significant priorities in motorcycle safety; and (2) provide Congress a statement why it believes it is less important to focus on motorcycle crash prevention, rider education and training, proper licensing, and reducing impaired riding than on mandating universal helmet use.
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that any law that supersedes state laws regarding the use of helmets as it applies to denial of health coverage and benefits resulting from an injury sustained while riding a motorcycle should not be implemented.