senate Bill S3318

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of all terrain vehicle or "ATV"

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 29, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2012 1st report cal.49
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2011 1st report cal.137
Feb 16, 2011 referred to transportation


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S3318 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2281, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4277, A8033

S3318 - Summary

Relates to the definition of all terrain vehicle or "ATV"; increases the dry weight of such vehicle from 1000 pounds to 1500 pounds.

S3318 - Sponsor Memo

S3318 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  the  defi-
  nition of an all terrain vehicle or "ATV"


  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2281 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 319 of the laws of  1997,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  "All  terrain  vehicle" or "ATV" means any self-propelled vehicle
which is manufactured for sale for operation  primarily  on  off-highway
trails  or  off-highway  competitions  and only incidentally operated on
public highways providing that such  vehicle  does  not  exceed  seventy
inches  in  width,  or  one  thousand  FIVE  HUNDRED  pounds dry weight.
Provided, however, this definition shall not include a  "snowmobile"  or
other  self-propelled  vehicles  manufactured for off-highway use exclu-
sively designed for travel on snow or ice, steered by  skis  or  runners
and  supported  in whole or in part by one or more skis, belts or cleats
which utilize an endless belt tread.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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