H.R.1861 - Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 05/07/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||05/08/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1861 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2013)
Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) from providing grants or funds to a state, county, town, or township, Indian tribe, municipal, or other local government for use in any program to check helmet usage or create checkpoints for a motorcycle driver or passenger.
Repeals the authority of the Secretary to make grants to states that have a law which makes it unlawful for any individual on an operating motorcycle to be without a motorcycle helmet.
Revises grant eligibility requirements to eliminate the requirement that states achieve a certain rate of compliance with such law.