Bill Text: NY S00994 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits the operation of a motorcycle with any child under the age of 6 thereon, unless the child is seated in a sidecar.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-10 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00994 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00994-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 10, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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  prohibiting
          children under the age of six years from riding on a motorcycle
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 1251 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
     3    (e) No person shall operate a motorcycle while any child under the age
     4  of six years is riding upon such motorcycle; provided, however, that the
     5  provisions of this subdivision shall not be deemed to prohibit the oper-
     6  ation  of a motorcycle when such child is seated in a sidecar affixed to
     7  such motorcycle.
     8    § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
     9  succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.