Bill Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in special vehicles and pedestrians, providing for operation of pedalcycles with electric assist.
Status: (Introduced) 2014-03-18 - Second consideration
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing fordefinitions; and, in special vehicles and pedestrians, providing for operation of pedalcycles with electric assist.
Penn Senate Bill now open for public [C]omments online, here:"Pedalcycle with electric assist". A vehicle weighing not more than 100 pounds with two or three wheels more than 11 inches in diameter, manufactured or assembled with an electric motor system rated at not more than 750 watts and equipped with operable pedals and capable of a speed not more than 20 miles
per hour on a level surface when powered by the motor source only. The term does not include a device specifically designed for use by persons with disabilities.
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Section 2. Title 75 is amended by adding a section to read:
§ 3514. Operation of pedalcycles with electric assist.
No person under 16 years of age may operate a pedalcycle with electric assist.
Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.