CSHB 48(JUD): "An Act relating to motorcycle helmets."

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 AS 28.35.245 is repealed and reenacted to read: 04  Sec. 28.35.245.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