Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 3
Registration of Vehicles

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-3-2.2

§ 31-3-2.2. Registration of motorcycles, motorized bicycles, and motorized tricycles.

(a) Every motorcycle, motorized bicycle, and motorized tricycle owned by a resident of this state shall be subject to the registration provisions of chapters 3 — 9 of this title whether the motorcycle, motorized bicycle, or motorized tricycle is operated or drawn upon a highway within this state or upon private property. An electric personal assistive mobility device (“EPAMD”) and electric motorized bicycles shall not be required to register under this chapter; provided, however, that an EPAMD and/or electric motorized bicycles shall not be operated in this state by a person under the age of sixteen (16) years.

(b) Notwithstanding any general law to the contrary, cities and towns are empowered to enact ordinances that permit the use and regulation of electric personal assistive mobility devices (“EPAMD”).

History of Section.
P.L. 1988, ch. 589, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 56, § 3; P.L. 2002, ch. 136, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 397, § 2; P.L. 2003, ch. 252, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 304, § 1.