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Ky. House passes bike helmet law

The next time your child gets on their bike a helmet could be required by law.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The next time your child gets on their bike a helmet could be required by law.

The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a bill that would require anyone under the age of 12 to wear a helmet while they are on a bike or face a $25 fine.

At least 22 other states have similar laws.

The bill now heads to the Senate for a vote.