senate Bill S4529

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to operators of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.764
Feb 05, 2021 referred to transportation

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S4529 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122-a, V & T L

S4529 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to operators of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle from behind outside the city of New York.

S4529 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4529 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4529
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 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] FOR CITIES HAVING  A  POPULATION
 OF LESS THAN ONE MILLION AND TOWNS AND VILLAGES, THE operator of a vehi-
 cle  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.
                                                            LBD07919-01-1


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