Senate Bill 105
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD HELMET REQUIREMENTS.
Persons under age 18 must wear a helmet when operating or riding as a passenger on a bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, all terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway vehicle (OHV), or electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD). See Title 21 Del. C. §§ 4198K, 4198N, 6823, and 4098O respectively. This bill would achieve consistency by requiring moped and triped operators and passengers to wear a helmet if under age 18. This legislation is an initiative of the State Council for Persons with Disabilities Brain Injury Committee to reduce the incidence of brain injuries among minors.