An Act Regarding Electric Bicycles

ME H 882 (Maine)

Sponsor: Deane Rykerson

Bill Status: Enacted

Effective Date: 17-Jun-19

ME H 882 defines and regulates the use of electric bicycles, which are bicycles with a motor and which fall into certain classes, depending on the top speed attainable and whether the operator needs to pedal while the motor is propelling the electric bicycle, provides that an operator of an electric bicycle has generally the same rights and obligations as the operator of a bicycle, except that the use of an electric bicycle on bicycle paths and bikeways may be restricted by the entity having jurisdiction.

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