assembly Bill A9189A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind; not less than three feet distance

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2016 print number 9189a
May 13, 2016 amend and recommit to transportation
Feb 02, 2016 referred to transportation

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A9189 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A2845
2019-2020: A283

A9189 - Summary

Relates to the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind; not less than three feet distance.

A9189 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9189

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to operators of
  a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind

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

  Section  1. Section 1122-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
chapter 413 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1122-a. Overtaking a bicycle. 1. The operator of a vehicle  overtak-
ing,  from  behind,  a  bicycle proceeding on the same side of a roadway
shall pass to the left of such bicycle at a [safe] distance OF NOT  LESS
THAN THREE FEET until safely clear thereof.
  2.  THE COLLISION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A PERSON OPERATING A BICYCLE
ON THE SAME SIDE OF A ROADWAY SHALL BE PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF THE OPER-
ATOR'S FAILURE TO PASS SUCH BICYCLIST AT A DISTANCE OF MORE  THAN  THREE
FEET UNTIL SAFELY CLEAR THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13643-01-6

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A9189A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A2845
2019-2020: A283

A9189A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind; not less than three feet distance.

A9189A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9189--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. STECK, ENGLEBRIGHT, PALMESANO, TEDISCO, FAHY,
  RAIA, SANTABARBARA, GOLDFEDER,  JAFFEE,  LUPARDO,  PALUMBO,  FINCH  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. LENTOL, McDONOUGH, THIELE -- read once
  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to operators of
  a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind

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

  Section 1. Section 1122-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as added  by
chapter 413 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1122-a. Overtaking a bicycle.  The operator of a vehicle overtaking,
from  behind,  a  bicycle proceeding on the same side of a roadway shall
pass to the left of such bicycle at a [safe] distance OF NOT  LESS  THAN
THREE FEET until safely clear thereof.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13643-02-6