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MOTION:HILL July 22,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:JENKINS Ord.No,97-72 <br />RE:ADOPT AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 13 OF THE PRINCE WILLIAM <br />COUNTY CODE:SAFETY EQUIPMENT AND HELMETS FOR <br />RIDING ON MOPEDS <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,pursuant to §46.2-915.2,VA Code Ann.,the Board of County <br />Supervisors has authority to adopt a local ordinance requiring the operators and passengers on <br />mopeds to wear helmets approved by the Superintendent of State Police,and requiring mopeds <br />and/or operators to be equipped with certain safety equipment;and <br />WHEREAS,the Board believes that it is in the interest of the public health, <br />safety,and welfare,to consider the adoption of such a local ordinance;and <br />WHEREAS,the Board conducted a duly advertised public hearing this day to <br />consider the adoption of the attached amendments to the Prince William County Code; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT ORDAINED that the Board hereby adopts the <br />attached amendments to Chapter 13 of the Prince William County Code,to add a new §13-366 <br />requiring safety equipment and helmets for riding on mopeds, <br />ATTACHMENT:Amendments to Chapter 13 of the Prince William County Code <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Barg,Caddigan,Hill,Jenkins,McQuigg,Seefeldt,Wilbourn <br />Nays:Thompson <br />Absent from Vote:None <br />Absent from Meeting:None <br />For Information: <br />County Executive <br />Police Chief <br />County Attorney <br />CERTIFIED COPY