senate Bill S7206

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires license plates for bicycles, bicycles for electric assist and electric scooters

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 referred to rules

S7206 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 34 Art Head, add §1244, V & T L

S7206 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires license plates for bicycles, bicycles with electric assist and electric scooters in New York city; requires a one time registration; requires a registration fee for such license plates.

S7206 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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