assembly Bill A6748B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to bicycles with electric assist

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 27, 2022 print number 6748b
May 27, 2022 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
May 24, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 print number 6748a
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Mar 29, 2021 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

A6748 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2757
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

A6748 - 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.

A6748 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6748
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. JACKSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee 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

A6748A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2757
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

A6748A - 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.

A6748A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6748--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. JACKSON, GALLAGHER -- read once and referred 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.
                                                            LBD06605-02-1


Co-Sponsors

A6748B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2757
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

A6748B (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.

A6748B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6748--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. JACKSON, GALLAGHER, LAVINE, BURGOS -- read once
   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation   --   committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, 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.
                                                            LBD06605-05-1