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2015 Senate Bill 165: Authorize pedal-powered beer bars

Public Act 126 of 2015

Introduced in the Senate on February 26, 2015
To establish in statute that a “commercial quadricycle,” which is a pedal-powered mobile beer bar, is not considered a “motor vehicle” even if it has auxiliary power, and instead would be subject to the less onerous regulations imposed on “low-speed vehicles,” or if operated on a sidewalk, the regulations imposed on “Segways.” Under this and Senate Bill 166 passengers would be allowed to have open beer or wine containers, but the driver would be required to have a blood alcohol level of zero.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on February 26, 2015
Reported in the Senate on May 5, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 14, 2015
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 14, 2015
Reported in the House on June 9, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 15, 2015