HB 48: "An Act relating to motorcycle safety and to use of helmets by operators of motorcycles."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 48 01 "An Act relating to motorcycle safety and to use of helmets by operators of 02 motorcycles." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. POLICY. It is the policy of the state that the Department of Public Safety 05 implement a motorcycle safety program. 06 * Sec. 2. AS 28.05.011 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read: 07 (12) regulations necessary to implement a motorcycle safety program. 08 * Sec. 3. AS 28.35.245 is repealed and reenacted to read: 09 Sec. 28.35.245. MOTORCYCLE HELMET. (a) A motorcycle helmet may 10 not be manufactured or sold in the state unless the helmet conforms to standards 11 established by regulation by the commissioner of public safety. The regulations must 12 provide for helmets that allow normal peripheral vision and hearing and minimize neck 13 injuries to the wearer potentially caused by the helmet. The regulations shall be 14 adopted under the provisions of AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act).
01 (b) A person who is 18 years of age or older may not be required to wear a 02 helmet while operating a motorcycle if the person is the holder of a license or 03 endorsement to operate a motorcycle.