February 24, 2015, Introduced by Reps. Pettalia, Irwin, Lucido, Tedder, McCready, Maturen, Kivela, Dianda, Singh, Faris, Plawecki, Lane and Rutledge and referred to the Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.


     A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled


"Michigan vehicle code,"


by amending section 33 (MCL 257.33), as amended by 2013 PA 36, and


by adding section 7b.




     Sec. 7b. "Commercial quadricycle" means a vehicle that


satisfies all of the following:


     (a) The vehicle has fully operative pedals for propulsion


entirely by human power.


     (b) The vehicle has at least 4 wheels and is operated in a


manner similar to a bicycle.


     (c) The vehicle has at least 6 seats for passengers.


     (d) The vehicle is designed to be occupied by a driver and


powered either by passengers providing pedal power to the drive


train of the vehicle or by a motor capable of propelling the


vehicle in the absence of human power.


     (e) The vehicle is used for commercial purposes.


     (f) The vehicle is operated by the owner of the vehicle or an


employee of the owner of the vehicle.


     Sec. 33. "Motor vehicle" means every vehicle that is self-


propelled, but for purposes of chapter 4 of this act motor vehicle


does not include industrial equipment such as a forklift, a front-


end loader, or other construction equipment that is not subject to


registration under this act. Motor vehicle does not include an


electric patrol vehicle being operated in compliance with the


electric patrol vehicle act, 1997 PA 55, MCL 257.1571 to 257.1577.


Motor vehicle does not include an electric personal assistive


mobility device. Motor vehicle does not include an electric


carriage. Motor vehicle does not include a commercial quadricycle.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect


unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4228 (request no.


01240'15) of the 98th Legislature is enacted into law.