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2017 Senate Bill 160: License Polaris “Slingshot” type vehicles as a motorcycle

Public Act 94 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson R-Escanaba on February 15, 2017
To revise the regulations on motorcycles in the state vehicle code so they also apply to “autocycles,” in particular to three wheeled vehicles like the Polaris “Slingshot.” Under current law vehicles like this happen to fit a particular definition requiring they be enclosed and have other car-like features such as windshields and wipers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on February 15, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 28, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on April 19, 2017
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 19, 2017
Reported in the House on June 6, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 13, 2017