senate Bill S1625

2009-2010 Legislative Session

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 19, 2010 advanced to third reading
Apr 14, 2010 2nd report cal.
Apr 13, 2010 1st report cal.368
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Feb 03, 2009 referred to transportation

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Apr 13, 2010 - Transportation committee Vote

S1625
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Transportation Committee Vote: Apr 13, 2010

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S1625 - Bill Details

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A1082
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

S1625 - Bill Texts

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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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