senate Bill S277

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires motorcycles to be operated on public highways with both wheels on the ground at all times

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S277 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1251, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4437
2009-2010: S7385

S277 - Summary

Requires motorcycles to be operated on public highways with both wheels on the ground at all times.

S277 - Sponsor Memo

S277 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   277

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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  requiring
  motorcycles to be operated with both wheels on the roadway

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

  Section 1. Section 1251 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E)  NO  PERSON  SHALL OPERATE A MOTORCYCLE ON A PUBLIC HIGHWAY UNLESS
BOTH WHEELS THEREOF REMAIN ON THE ROADWAY OR GROUND AT ALL TIMES, EXCEPT
IN A CIRCUMSTANCE BEYOND THE OPERATOR'S CONTROL.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01354-01-3

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