senate Bill S1625

Authorizes a governmental agency or municipality to designate a highway or portion of highway as open for travel by an ATV

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 03 / Feb / 2009
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 13 / Apr / 2010
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.368
  • 14 / Apr / 2010
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 19 / Apr / 2010
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1082
Versions:
S1625
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

Votes

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Nay
1
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absent
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S1625

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to
designation of highways and public lands for travel by ATVs


PURPOSE :
To allow ATVs to travel on certain highways and roads in order to~gain
access to nearby trails.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section one of the bill amends subdivision one of section 2405 of the
vehicle and traffic law to allow a governmental agency or municipality
to designate a state highway or a highway controlled by a governmental
agency as open for travel by ATVs in order to gain access to areas or
trails near such highways if so determined.

JUSTIFICATION :
This legislation would allow municipalities, by local option, to
designate their public highways and/or portions thereof, as open for
travel by ATVs in order to gain access to areas or trails adjacent to
such highways. In some areas of the state, using these roads is really
the only way to gain access to nearby trails.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
S.3429-A Rules Committee.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediate.
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