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HB 0454 - Rules of the Road for Electric Assisted Bicycles (E-Bikes)
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Kevin Tanner (R)
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Transportation
Senate Committee: Public Safety
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation started out as providing the legal framework for e-scooters to operate in Georgia. The as passed version just includes language from HB 215, which establishes regulations for electric assisted bicycle, "e-bikes" and defines three classes of e-bikes. E-bikes would follow the same rules of the road as human powered bikes and local governments would have the authority to allow or restrict the use of e-bikes on bicycle paths or shared paths where bicycles are permitted.

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