Bill Text: DE HB36 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly | Draft


Bill Title: An Act To Amend Title 21 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Bicycle Approaching Or Entering Intersection.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-12-18 - Introduced and Assigned to Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee in House [HB36 Detail]

Download: Delaware-2021-HB36-Draft.html

SPONSOR:

Rep. Mitchell & Sen. Sokola

Reps. Baumbach, Brady, Briggs King, Heffernan, Matthews, Osienski; Sens. S. McBride, Walsh

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

151st GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 36

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BICYCLE APPROACHING OR ENTERING INTERSECTION.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 41, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 4196A Bicycle approaching or entering intersection [Subsection (c) expires October 5, 2021, by operation of 81 Del. Laws, c. 196, § 2] .

(c) [Expires October 5, 2021] A bicycle operator approaching a stop sign at an intersection with a roadway having 2 or fewer lanes for moving traffic shall reduce speed and, if required for safety, stop before entering the intersection. After slowing to a reasonable speed or stopping, the person shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard during the time the person is moving across or within the intersection, except that a person, after slowing to a reasonable speed and yielding the right-of-way if required, may cautiously make a turn or proceed through the intersection without stopping.

SYNOPSIS

This act removes the October 5, 2021 sunset provision from this subsection.

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