2010 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 624
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carr, Barkley, Bobo, Bronrott, Cardin, Frick, Frush, Hecht, Heller, Hucker, Kaiser, Kramer, Lee, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Ross, Taylor, and Waldstreicher
Vehicle Laws - Bicycles and Motor Scooters - Rules of the Road


Authorizing a person operating a bicycle to ride the bicycle in or through a crosswalk in specified locations under specified circumstances; requiring a vehicle to yield the right-of-way under specified circumstances to a bicycle that is lawfully in a crosswalk; authorizing, under specified circumstances, a person who is operating a bicycle or motor scooter to use the roadway even if a shoulder is present; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/9 at 2:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (127-10)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Motorcycles and Motor Scooters
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Traffic Regulation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 11-104 , 21-101 , 21-101 , 21-202 , 21-202 , 21-202 , 21-202 , 21-202 , 21-202 , 21-304 , 21-304 , 21-1103 , 21-1205.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 590913/01     Offered on: April 12, 2010   at: 2:29 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
April 8, 2010: Third Reading Passed (127-10)