senate Bill S1995A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jun 21, 2017 recommitted to rules
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1411
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2017 print number 1995a
May 18, 2017 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 11, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 5, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S1995A
16
4
committee
16
Aye
4
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S1995 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2845
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6649, A9189
2019-2020: S1439, A283

S1995 - Summary

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

S1995 - Sponsor Memo

S1995 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1995

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  FUNKE,  HANNON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

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:
  §  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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07106-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1995A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2845
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6649, A9189
2019-2020: S1439, A283

S1995A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1995A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1995A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1995--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA, CARLUCCI, FUNKE, HANNON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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:
  § 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.
  § 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.
                                                           LBD07106-03-7

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