September 30, 2014, Introduced by Rep. Howrylak and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled
"Michigan vehicle code,"
by amending sections 33 and 39 (MCL 257.33 and 257.39), section 33
as amended by 2013 PA 36.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
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 a
powered wheelchair or other power-driven mobility device when that
wheelchair or mobility device is being used by a disabled person.
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.
Sec. 39. "Pedestrian" means any person afoot. Pedestrian
includes a disabled person using a wheelchair, powered wheelchair,
or other power-driven mobility device.