Introduced by Rep. Curt VanderWall (R) on January 10, 2018
To prohibit riding an electric skateboard at a speed greater than 25 mph, and ban riding one on a street with a speed limit greater than 25 mph. The bill defines electric skateboard as one that is “no more than 60 inches long and 18 inches wide, is designed to transport only 1 person at a time, has an electrical propulsion system with power of no more than 2,500 watts, and has a maximum speed on a paved level surface of not more than 25 miles per hour.” Riders could go on streets subject to the same rules as bicycles. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on January 10, 2018
Reported in the House on February 27, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-6) be adopted and that the bill then pass.