HB 461 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES
HOUSE BILL 461
SPONSORS: Rep. Packard, Rock. 5
This bill permits motorcycles to have a maximum of 4 auxiliary driving lamps mounted to the front of the motorcycle. This bill also adds a representative of the New Hampshire Motorcyclists' Rights Organization to the traffic safety commission.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
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.
(15) One representative of the New Hampshire Motorcyclists' Rights Organization.
|Feb. 19, 2021||House||Hearing|
|April 20, 2021||Senate||Hearing|
|May 6, 2021||Senate||Floor Vote|
May 6, 2021: Ought to Pass: RC 23Y-0N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/06/2021; SJ 14
May 6, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/06/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 22
April 20, 2021: Remote Hearing: 04/20/2021, 01:15 pm; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 20
April 1, 2021: Introduced 04/01/2021 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 11
April 7, 2021: Reconsider (Rep. Osborne): MF VV 04/07/2021
April 7, 2021: Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/07/2021
: Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 18 P. 25
Feb. 19, 2021: Public Hearing: 02/19/2021 10:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/98257633759 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.
Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Transportation HJ 2 P. 49