Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to transportation
|Jun 07, 2021||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7206
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7206 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7206 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7206 SPONSOR: FELDER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring license plates for bicycles, bicycles for electric assist and electric scooters PURPOSE: Requires all bicycles, bicycles for electric assist and electric scoot- ers in New York City to have a license plate SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the title of article 34 of the vehicle and traffic law. Section 2 amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new section 1244 that requires bicycles, bicycles for electric assist and electric scooters in a city of one million or more, to have a license issued by
2021-S7206 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7206 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 7, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FELDER -- 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 requiring license plates for bicycles, bicycles for electric assist and electric scooters THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 34 of the vehicle and traf- fic law, as amended by chapter 694 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF BICYCLES AND PLAY DEVICES § 2. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1244 to read as follows: § 1244. REGISTRATION OF BICYCLES, BICYCLES WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST, AND ELECTRIC SCOOTERS. A. IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, EVERY BICYCLE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 102 OF THIS CHAPTER, BICYCLE WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST AS DEFINED IN SECTION 102-C OF THIS CHAPTER AND ELECTRIC SCOOTER AS DEFINED IN SECTION 114-E OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE REGISTERED AND ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BY THE DEPARTMENT. IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, NO PERSON SHALL OPERATE A BICYCLE, BICYCLE WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST OR ELECTRIC SCOOTER ON THE PUBLIC HIGHWAYS UNLESS SUCH BICYCLE, BICYCLE WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST OR ELECTRIC SCOOTER SHALL HAVE A DISTINCTIVE NUMBER ASSIGNED TO IT BY THE COMMIS- SIONER AND A NUMBER PLATE ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER WITH A NUMBER CORRESPONDING TO THAT OF THE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION. B. SUCH LICENSE PLATES SHALL BE OF SUCH MATERIAL, FORM, DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS AND CONTAIN OR SET FORTH SUCH DISTINGUISHING NUMBER OR OTHER IDENTIFICATION MARKS AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THERE SHALL BE AT ALL TIMES A MARKED CONTRAST BETWEEN THE COLOR OF THE NUMBER PLATES AND THAT OF THE NUMERALS OR LETTERS THEREON, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT NO BICYCLE, BICYCLE WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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