House OKs Bill to Exempt Kids’ Off-highway Vehicles from Lead Law

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August 3, 2011 | By: J&P Cycles

We’ve harped about our battle to end the ban on youth ATV and motorcycle riding on this blog for months now, and it’s beginning to look like our efforts and the efforts of the American Motorcyclist Association and other pro-powersports organizations are making some serious headway.

This week — somewhere in between votes on debt ceilings — the U.S. House of Representatives found time to approve legislation (by a 421-2 vote) that exempts children’s off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the lead law that bans the sale of these vehicles at the end of 2011.

According to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), the measure won House support on Monday and now heads … Continue Reading

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