File #: Int 0060-2024    Version: * Name: Prohibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks
Sponsors: Vickie Paladino, Robert F. Holden, Joann Ariola , Kalman Yeger , Althea V. Stevens, Sandra Ung, Farah N. Louis, Kamillah Hanks, Kristy Marmorato, Inna Vernikov, Joseph C. Borelli, David M. Carr
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would prohibit the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in any park under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 60, 2. Int. No. 60, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24

Int. No. 60

 

By Council Members Paladino, Holden, Ariola, Yeger, Stevens, Ung, Louis, Hanks, Marmorato, Vernikov, Borelli and Carr

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 19-176.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local laws number 72 and 73 for the year 2020, is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:

f. Operation of an electric scooter, as defined in section 114-e of the vehicle and traffic law, and operation of a bicycle with electric assist, as defined in section 102-c of the vehicle and traffic law, shall be prohibited in any area of any park under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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