FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 655

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES HURST (Sponsor) AND WOOD (Co-sponsor).

1424L.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To repeal section 302.132, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to temporary motorcycle instruction permits.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Section 302.132, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 302.132, to read as follows:

            302.132. 1. Any person at least fifteen and one-half years of age who, except for age or lack of instruction in operating a motor vehicle, would otherwise be qualified to obtain a motorcycle or motortricycle license or endorsement pursuant to sections 302.010 to 302.340 may apply, with the written consent of the parent or guardian of such person, for a temporary motorcycle instruction permit to operate a motorcycle or motortricycle.

            2. The director shall issue a temporary motorcycle instruction permit under this section if the applicant has completed a motorcycle rider training course approved under sections 302.133 to 302.138 and is otherwise eligible for the temporary permit. An applicant issued a temporary motorcycle instruction permit under this section may renew such permit two additional times, for a total maximum permit period of eighteen months.

            3. A person receiving a temporary motorcycle permit and having it in his or her immediate possession shall be entitled to operate a motorcycle or motortricycle for a period of six months upon the highways of the state, and [persons under the age of sixteen] such person shall be subject to the following restrictions:

            (1) [The motorcycle or motortricycle may not have an engine with a displacement of greater than two hundred fifty cubic centimeters;

            (2)] The operator shall not travel at any time from a half-hour after sunset to a half-hour before sunrise; and

            [(3)] (2) The operator shall not carry any passengers [; and

            (4) The operator shall not travel over fifty miles from the operator's home address] .