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Vehicle Laws - Electric Bicycle - Definition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kelly, K.


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "bicycle" for purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law to include an electric bicycle; defining the term "electric bicycle" as a vehicle designed to be operated by human power with the assistance of an electric motor, has a motor with a rating of 500 watts or less and other specified characteristics; establishing that the definitions of "moped", "motorized minibike", and "motor vehicle" do not include an electric bicycle; and specifying an exception for Ocean City, Maryland.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates K. Kelly, Anderson, Beitzel, Donoghue, and Frush
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections
Vehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration
Narrow Subject(s):Bicycles
Motorcycles and Motor Scooters
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.

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October 24, 2017 1:48 P.M.