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File #: Int 1763-2019    Version: * Name: Motor vehicles overtaking cyclists.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 10/17/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to motor vehicles overtaking cyclists
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Ben Kallos, Antonio Reynoso, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require operators of motor vehicles to maintain a minimum distance of 3 feet when overtaking cyclists, and making a violation of this section a traffic infraction punishable by a fine not to exceed $50.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1763, 2. Int. No. 1763, 3. October 17, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/24/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/24/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/24/19, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-17-19
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Int. No. 1763

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Kallos, Reynoso and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to motor vehicles overtaking cyclists

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-190.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-190.1 Vehicles overtaking cyclists. a. The operator of a motor vehicle overtaking a bicycle proceeding on the same side of a street shall leave a distance of not less than 3 feet between the motor vehicle and the bicycle and shall maintain such distance until such vehicle has passed the bicycle.

b. A person who violates subdivision a of this section shall be guilty of a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of not more than $50.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the department shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

 

AS

LS # 4622

8/28/2018