Missouri House Passes Motorcycle Helmet Bill

3 years 11 months 4 weeks ago Friday, April 25 2014 Apr 25, 2014 Friday, April 25, 2014 3:28:00 AM CDT April 25, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri House has approved legislation lifting the state's motorcycle helmet mandate for riders 21 and older.

State law currently requires anyone riding a motorcycle to wear a helmet. Lawmakers have debated proposals that would make helmets optional for years.

The House passed the legislation 93-56 Thursday. It now moves to the state Senate.

The Legislature has about three weeks to pass new legislation.

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