An Act relating to electric-assisted bicycles; amending RCW 46.04.169, 46.04.071, 46.20.500, and 46.61.710; and adding a new section to chapter 46.37 RCW.

WA S 6434 (Washington)

Sponsor: Christine Rolfes

Bill Status: Enacted

Effective Date: 13-Mar-18

WA S 6434 revises provisions relating to electric assisted bicycles, defines certain classes of electric assisted bicycles, provides that it is unlawful to operate electric assisted bicycles on a sidewalk unless there is no alternative other to travel over a sidewalk as part of a bicycle path, provides that local regulation of the operation of electric assisted bicycles must be consistent for the entire shared use path, prohibits operation on a nonmotorized designated trail.

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