DC B23-0359 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on November 16 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-11-27 - Act A23-0486 Published in DC Register Vol 67 and Page 13886
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced it requires the Department of Transportation to create rules governing electric mobility devices. It requires a permit to operate an electric mobility device fleet. It establishes fleet maintenance requirements. It requires a 24 hour hotline to report complaints regarding fleets. It bans the use of electric scooters between 10pm and 4am. Among other things it also limits the speed of electric mobility devices. FUNDING NOTE - This bill is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents".

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Electric Mobility Devices Amendment Act of 2019 (aka "Shared Fleet Devices Amendment Act of 2020")


Roll Calls

2020-10-20 - Council - Amendment (Nadeau) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-20 - Council - Final Reading (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-10-06 - Council - Amendment (Allen) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-06 - Council - First Reading (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-11-27CouncilAct A23-0486 Published in DC Register Vol 67 and Page 13886
2020-11-17CouncilReturned from Mayor
2020-11-16CouncilSigned by the Mayor and Enacted with Act Number A23-0486
2020-11-02CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on November 17, 2020
2020-10-20CouncilFinal Reading
2020-10-20CouncilAmendment (Nadeau)
2020-10-06CouncilAmendment (Allen)
2020-10-06CouncilFirst Reading
2020-09-22CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-09-21CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0359
2019-11-04CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-10-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-06-28CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0359 Published in the DC Register
2019-06-25CouncilReferred to Committee on Transportation and the Environment
2019-06-25CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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Bill Comments