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SB-192 Bicycles: helmets.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 21212.5 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

21212.5.
 (a) The Office of Traffic Safety, in coordination with the department, shall conduct a comprehensive study of bicycle helmet use, including, but not limited to, determining the percentage of California bicyclists who do not wear helmets, and the fatalities or serious injuries that could have been avoided if helmets had been worn. A report of the study’s findings shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, by January 1, 2017.
(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2018, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2018, deletes or extends that date.