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The Motorcycle Profiling Resolution (S. Res. 154) passed the U.S. Senate

with unanimous consent on December 11, 2018.

ABATE of Louisiana, Inc. is proud to inform the motorcycling community that Rep. Howard, from District 24, has filed the profiling bill for us as HB-141, LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS: Provides relative to motorcyclist profiling training for peace officer. We will meet with him at the Capitol on Apr 8, 2019. We sent out over 200 emails to all of the State Legislators and Rep. Howard chose to pick it up.  He is a retired Sheriff from Vernon Parish.

We will keep you posted as to when it is placed on the Judiciary Committee agenda. I will have a talking paper for each of you that attend the opening day of Legislation on April 8, 2019, so we are all on the same page. This is great news for our state but this is only the first step to advancing this bill through the legislature to becoming a law.

On June 16, 2017 HB 161 was signed by the Governor and became Act No. 295, effective August 01, 2017.

HB 161 Added the following exemption to RS 14-313:  (4) To persons driving or riding a motorcycle. 19 (5) To persons wearing a helmet or mask for medical purposes or reasons

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