Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 05, 2016||
referred to transportation
Assembly Bill A9726
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-A9726 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-A9726 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9726 I N A S S E M B L Y April 5, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, the highway law and the general municipal law, in relation to the definition 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. AN "ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLE" SHALL MEAN A BICYCLE EQUIPPED WITH FULLY OPERABLE PEDALS AND AN ELECTRIC MOTOR OF LESS THAN SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY WATTS. AN ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICY- CLE WITH A MOTOR THAT PROVIDES ASSISTANCE ONLY WHEN THE RIDER IS PEDAL- ING, AND THAT CEASES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WHEN THE BICYCLE REACHES THE SPEED OF TWENTY MILES PER HOUR, IS A CLASS ONE ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLE OR A LOW-SPEED PEDAL-ASSISTED ELECTRIC BICYCLE. S 2. Section 121-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chap- ter 160 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows: S 121-b. Limited use motorcycle. A limited use vehicle having only two or three wheels, with a seat or saddle for the operator, EXCEPT ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLES AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO-C OF THIS ARTI- CLE. A limited use motorcycle having a maximum performance speed, of more than thirty miles per hour but not more than forty miles per hour shall be a class A limited use motorcycle. A limited use motorcycle having a maximum performance speed of more than twenty miles per hour but not more than thirty miles per hour, shall be a class B limited use motorcycle. A limited use motorcycle having a maximum performance speed of not more than twenty miles per hour shall be a class C limited use motorcycle. S 3. 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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