The House on Thursday passed proposed legislation that would modify numerous bicycle-related traffic regulations.
HF462, sponsored by Rep. Connie Bernardy (DFL-New Brighton), contains a number of proposed changes related to riding rules, bicyclist duties and rules governing drivers when they interact with bikers.
[WATCH House Floor debate on the bill]
Passed 122-0, the bill now goes to the Senate, where Sen. John Jasinski (R-Faribault) is the sponsor.
Changes proposed in the bill include:
Bernardy’s bill would also amend a number of operating rules for bicyclists, including:
Medical statement for disability permit
House lawmakers on Thursday also OK’d legislation authorizing licensed physical therapists to provide a medical statement for a person seeking to obtain a disability parking permit or disability plates.
[WATCH House floor debate on the bill]