senate Bill S9004

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to bicycles with electric assist and motorized scooters

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Sep 25, 2020 referred to rules

S9004 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§102-c, 1243 & 1282, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:

S9004 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the exchange of anonymized trip and user demographic data for the purpose of managing the public right of way within the exchange of data, information or recorded images solely for the purpose of administering such authorized shared system.

S9004 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9004 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                            September 25, 2020
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  bicycles
   with electric assist and motorized scooters

   Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 102-c of the  vehicle  and
 traffic  law, as added by section 1 of part XX of chapter 58 of the laws
 of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   A bicycle which is no more than [thirty-six]  FIFTY-FIVE  inches  wide
 and  has  an  electric  motor  of  less  than seven hundred fifty watts,
 equipped with operable pedals, meeting the equipment  and  manufacturing
 requirements for bicycles adopted by the Consumer Product Safety Commis-
 sion  under  16 C.F.R. Part 1512.1 et seq.  and meeting the requirements
 of one of the following three classes:
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1243 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
 added  by  section  8  of  part XX of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, is
 amended to read as follows:
   2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law  to  the  contrary,  all
 trip  data,  personal  information,  images,  videos, and other recorded
 images collected by any shared bicycle system  or  shared  bicycle  with
 electric  assist  system  which  is authorized to operate within a city,
 town or village pursuant to this section: (a) shall be for the exclusive
 use of such shared bicycle or shared bicycle with electric assist system
 and shall not be sold, distributed, or otherwise made available for  any
 commercial  purpose  and  (b)  shall  not be disclosed or otherwise made
 accessible except (i) to the person who is the  subject  of  such  data,
 information  or  record;  or  (ii)  if necessary to comply with a lawful
 court order, judicial warrant signed by a judge  appointed  pursuant  to
 article  III of the United States constitution, or subpoena for individ-
 ual data, information or records properly issued pursuant to the  crimi-
 nal  procedure law or the civil practice law and rules. Provided, howev-
 er, that nothing contained in this paragraph shall be deemed to preclude
 the exchange of such data, information or recorded images solely for the
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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