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SB 0159 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic; operation of motorized mobility devices; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Steve Gooch (R)
Last Action: 6/18/2020 - House - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Senate Committee: Transportation
House Committee: Transportation
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 159 amends Title 40 of the OCGA to define the term ‘electric scooter’. It excludes electric bicycles, electric personal-assistive mobility devices, motorcycles, and mopeds from this definition. The bill further gives local authorities the power to regulate the operation of electric scooters in consideration of protecting persons and property.

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