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 DavisThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump visits a ventilator plant in a battleground state The Hill to interview Mnuchin today and many other speakers The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga says supporting small business single most important thing we should do now; Teva's Brendan O'Grady says U.S. should stockpile strategic reserve in drugs like Strategic Oil Reserve MORE (R-Ill.) and Tom MalinowskiThomas (Tom) MalinowskiNRCC turns up heat on vulnerable Democrats over Omar's call to abolish police Gun control group rolls out House endorsements Human Rights Campaign rolls out congressional endorsements on Equality Act anniversary 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.