senate Bill S2757B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to cargo bicycles with electric assist

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (19)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1267
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1627
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2021 print number 2757b
Jun 04, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 27, 2021 print number 2757a
May 27, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 25, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

view votes

May 10, 2022 - Transportation committee Vote

S2757B
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Transportation committee vote details

Transportation Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S2757B
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

Co-Sponsors

S2757 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6748
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§102-c & 1242, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9004

S2757 - Summary

Adds cargo bicycles with electric assist to the types of bicycles with electric assist regulated under the vehicle and traffic law; provides that no person shall operate a cargo bicycle with electric assist unless it is accompanied by proof of financial security unless otherwise authorized by local law, ordinance, order, rule, or regulation or pursuant to an agreement made on behalf of the city, town, or village.

S2757 - Sponsor Memo

S2757 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2757
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  bicycles
   with electric assist and motorized scooters
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   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-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S2757A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6748
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§102-c & 1242, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9004

S2757A - Summary

Adds cargo bicycles with electric assist to the types of bicycles with electric assist regulated under the vehicle and traffic law; provides that no person shall operate a cargo bicycle with electric assist unless it is accompanied by proof of financial security unless otherwise authorized by local law, ordinance, order, rule, or regulation or pursuant to an agreement made on behalf of the city, town, or village.

S2757A - Sponsor Memo

S2757A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2757--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RAMOS, JACKSON -- 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 bicycles
   with electric assist

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   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. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06605-03-1


Co-Sponsors

S2757B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6748
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§102-c & 1242, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9004

S2757B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds cargo bicycles with electric assist to the types of bicycles with electric assist regulated under the vehicle and traffic law; provides that no person shall operate a cargo bicycle with electric assist unless it is accompanied by proof of financial security unless otherwise authorized by local law, ordinance, order, rule, or regulation or pursuant to an agreement made on behalf of the city, town, or village.

S2757B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2757B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2757--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RAMOS, JACKSON -- 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 -- 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 cargo  bicy-
   cles with electric assist
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  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:
   § 102-c. Bicycle with electric assist. A bicycle which is no more than
 thirty-six inches wide and has an electric  motor  of  less  than  seven
 hundred  fifty  watts, equipped with operable pedals, meeting the equip-
 ment and manufacturing requirements for bicycles adopted by the Consumer
 Product Safety Commission under 16 C.F.R. Part 1512.1  et  seq.,  EXCEPT
 THAT  THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE MAY, BY LOCAL LAW,
 ORDINANCE, ORDER, RULE, OR REGULATION  ALLOW  A  BICYCLE  WITH  ELECTRIC
 ASSIST  WHICH  IS  EQUIPPED WITH OPERABLE PEDALS AND NO MORE THAN FORTY-
 EIGHT INCHES WIDE OR HAS AN ELECTRIC MOTOR OF  EQUAL  TO  OR  MORE  THAN
 SEVEN  HUNDRED  FIFTY  WATTS  THAT  IS  MANUFACTURED OR MODIFIED FOR THE
 PURPOSE OF TRANSPORTING PROPERTY  IN  COMMERCE  AND  OPERATED  FOR  THAT
 PURPOSE AND MEETS THE EQUIPMENT AND MANUFACTURING REQUIREMENTS FOR BICY-
 CLES  ADOPTED  BY THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION UNDER 16 C.F.R.
 PART 1512.1 ET SEQ., and meeting the requirements of one of the  follow-
 ing [three] FOUR classes:
   (a)  "Class one bicycle with electric assist." A bicycle with electric
 assist having an electric motor that provides assistance only  when  the
 person  operating  such  bicycle is pedaling, and that ceases to provide
 assistance when such bicycle reaches a speed of twenty miles per hour.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.