senate Bill S66

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration of autocycles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Feb 11, 2019 committee discharged and committed to transportation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S66 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 48-D §§2500 - 2507, amd §501, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7857

S66 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the registration of autocycles, which are three-wheeled motor vehicles that have a steering wheel and seating which does not require the operator to sit with a leg on either side of the seat; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S66 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S66 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   66

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the regis-
  tration and operation of autocycles; and providing for the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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
article 48-D to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 48-D
                       REGISTRATION OF AUTOCYCLES
SECTION 2500. DEFINITIONS.
        2501. REGISTRATION.
        2502. REVOCATION AND SUSPENSION.
        2503. DISPLAY OF REGISTRATION NUMBER PLATE OR PLATES.
        2504. EQUIPMENT, INSPECTION AND INSURANCE.
        2505. DEALERS AND MANUFACTURERS.
        2506. EXEMPTIONS.
        2507. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  §  2500.  DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "AUTOCYCLE" MEANS A
THREE-WHEELED MOTOR VEHICLE THAT HAS A STEERING WHEEL AND SEATING  WHICH
DOES NOT REQUIRE THE OPERATOR TO STRADDLE OR SIT ASTRIDE AND IS MANUFAC-
TURED TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR MOTORCYCLES.
  2.  "DEALER" MEANS ANY PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING AUTO-
CYCLES AT WHOLESALE OR RETAIL.
  § 2501. REGISTRATION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TEN-A OF
THIS CHAPTER AND EXCEPT AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED, NO PERSON SHALL OPERATE
ANY AUTOCYCLE ON A PUBLIC HIGHWAY OR STREET  WITHIN  THIS  STATE  UNLESS
SUCH AUTOCYCLE HAS BEEN REGISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE FIFTEEN OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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