Transportation lawmakers race scooters in House office building

Transportation lawmakers race scooters in House office building
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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members Rodney DavisRodney Lee DavisGroups push lawmakers for hearings on voting machine security House Democrats targeting six more Trump districts for 2020 House Democrats target 2020 GOP incumbents in new ad MORE (R-Ill.) and Tom MalinowskiThomas (Tom) MalinowskiSwing-seat Democrats oppose impeachment, handing Pelosi leverage Democrats press FBI, DHS on response to white supremacist violence Second Democrat representing Trump district backs impeachment MORE (D-N.J.) raced electric scooters in a congressional office building according to a video posted on social media on Tuesday. 

Malinowski's home state of New Jersey passed a law last month to allow electric scooters to be regulated like bicycles, so people do not need to obtain licenses to use them, according to the North Jersey Record


Lawmakers in Illinois, meanwhile, are looking to regulate scooter use. The State Journal-Register reported last month that State Rep. Marcus Evans Jr. (D) was sponsoring legislation to require drivers of low-speed electric scooters to be at least 16 or have a driver's license, instruction permit or other form of state identification.