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Introduced in Senate (01/08/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 127


To prohibit Federal funding for motorcycle checkpoints, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 8, 2015

Mrs. Shaheen (for herself, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Manchin, Ms. Collins, and Ms. Ayotte) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To prohibit Federal funding for motorcycle checkpoints, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act”.

SEC. 2. Grant restriction.

Notwithstanding section 153 of title 23, United States Code, the Secretary of Transportation may not provide a grant or any funds to a State, county, town, township, Indian tribe, municipality, or other local government that may be used for any program—

(1) to check helmet usage; or

(2) to create checkpoints that specifically target motorcycle operators or motorcycle passengers.


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