HB1431 (2020) Detail

Relative to motorcycle auxiliary lamping.


HB 1431 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

19Feb2020... 0537h

2020 SESSION

20-2316

11/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1431

 

AN ACT relative to motorcycle auxiliary lamping.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Packard, Rock. 5; Rep. Walsh, Merr. 24; Rep. St. Clair, Belk. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits motorcycles to have a maximum of 4 auxiliary driving lamps mounted to the front of the motorcycle.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Feb2020... 0537h

20-2316

11/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to motorcycle auxiliary lamping.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Motor Vehicles; Spot Lamps and Auxiliary Lamps.  Amend RSA 266:37, II to read as follows:

II.  Except as provided in paragraph II-a, any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed 3 auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front at a height not less than 12 inches nor more than 42 inches above the level surface upon which the vehicle stands, with such measurements to be made from the ground to the center of the lens, except that vehicles while used in the winter maintenance of ways may be driven with auxiliary head lamps higher than 42 inches above the surface upon which the vehicle stands provided such head lamps shall be aimed so that the top of the beam of light produced by these head lamps does not exceed the height of a horizontal line which is 42 inches high at a distance of 75 feet ahead of the head lamps of said vehicle.  

II-a.  Motorcycles as defined in RSA 259:63 may be equipped with not to exceed 4 auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front of the motorcycle at a height of not more than 42 inches above the level surface upon which the motorcycle stands, with such measurements to be made from the ground to the center of the lens.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1431 at GenCourtMobile
HB1431 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1431 Revision: 8165 Date: Feb. 19, 2020, 1:49 p.m.
HB1431 Revision: 7096 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 9:09 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 22
Feb. 5, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/05/2020 01:30 pm LOB 203
Feb. 12, 2020 Executive Session: 02/12/2020 10:00 am LOB 203
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0537h (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0537h for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 15
Feb. 19, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0537h: AA VV 02/19/2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0537h: MA VV 02/19/2020
March 11, 2020 Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 7
June 16, 2020 Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8