senate Bill S4014

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Defines the term electric assisted bicycle

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2393 - Passed Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.207
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
May 12, 2009 3rd reading cal.269
substituted for s4014
Jan 26, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
May 12, 2009 substituted by a2393
May 11, 2009 advanced to third reading
May 06, 2009 2nd report cal.
May 05, 2009 1st report cal.269
Apr 07, 2009 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 26, 2010 - Transportation committee Vote

S4014
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committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S4014 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2393
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§102-c & 1238-a, amd §125, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1357, A1350
2013-2014: A1618
2015-2016: A233
2017-2018: A1018
2019-2020: A2606

S4014 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the term "electric assisted bicycle" for purposes of the applicability of the vehicle and traffic law; requires persons sixteen years of age or younger to wear a helmet when operating an electric assisted bicycle.

S4014 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4014 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4014

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MORAHAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  the  defi-
  nition of electric assisted bicycle

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 102-c to read as follows:
  S 102-C. ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLE. A BICYCLE WITH TWO OR THREE WHEELS
WHICH  HAS  A SADDLE AND FULLY OPERATIVE PEDALS FOR HUMAN PROPULSION AND
ALSO HAS AN ELECTRIC MOTOR.   THE ELECTRIC ASSISTED  BICYCLE'S  ELECTRIC
MOTOR SHALL: HAVE A POWER OUTPUT OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND WATTS; BE
INCAPABLE  OF PROPELLING THE DEVICE AT A SPEED OF MORE THAN TWENTY MILES
PER HOUR ON LEVEL GROUND; AND BE INCAPABLE  OF  FURTHER  INCREASING  THE
SPEED  OF THE DEVICE WHEN HUMAN POWER IS USED TO PROPEL THE DEVICE AT OR
MORE THAN TWENTY MILES PER HOUR.
  S 2. Section 125 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter
365 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 125. Motor vehicles. Every vehicle operated or driven upon a  public
highway  which  is  propelled  by  any  power other than muscular power,
except (a) electrically-driven mobility assistance devices  operated  or
driven  by a person with a disability, (a-1) electric personal assistive
mobility devices operated outside  a  city  with  a  population  of  one
million  or  more, (b) vehicles which run only upon rails or tracks, (c)
snowmobiles as defined in article forty-seven of this chapter, [and] (d)
all terrain  vehicles  as  defined  in  article  forty-eight-B  of  this
chapter,  AND  (E)  ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLES AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE
HUNDRED TWO-C OF THIS ARTICLE. For the purposes of title  four  of  this
chapter,  the  term motor vehicle shall exclude fire and police vehicles
other than ambulances.  For the purposes of titles four and five of this
chapter the term motor vehicles shall exclude farm type tractors and all

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03706-02-9

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