View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3174 The Committee on Education and Public Works proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3174 (COUNCIL\CM\3174C001.GT.CM19):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 in its entirety and inserting:

/SECTION      1.      Section 56-1-10 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding the following appropriately numbered item at the end:

     "( )      'Electric-assist bicycles' and 'bicycles with helper motors' mean low-speed electrically assisted bicycles with two or three wheels, each having fully operable pedals and an electric motor of no more than 750 watts, or one horsepower, and a top motor-powered speed of less than twenty miles an hour when operated by a rider weighing one hundred seventy pounds on a paved level surface, that meet the requirements of the Federal Consumer Product Code provided in 16 C.F.R., Part 1512, and that operate in a manner such that the electric motor disengages or ceases to function when their brakes are applied. Manufacturers and distributors of electric-assist bicycles shall apply a label that is affixed permanently, in a prominent location, to each electric-assist bicycle, indicating its wattage and maximum electrically assisted speed. The owner or user of an electric-assist bicycle shall not remove or tamper with the label. If a user tampers with or modifies an electric-assist bicycle, changing the speed capability, he must replace the label indicating the vehicle's wattage or horsepower. Electric-assist bicycles and bicycles with helper motors are not mopeds.            /

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