Assembly Actions -
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|Jan 08, 2014
referred to transportation
|Apr 18, 2013
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S4711
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S4711 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S4711 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4711 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the all terrain vehicle trial registration program PURPOSE: This bill amends the Vehicle and Traffic Law to create a two year trial program in certain counties for the registration of all terrain vehicles. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Vehicle and Traffic Law by adding a new section 2292 which creates the all terrain vehicle trial registration program. Subsection 1 provides that the program will be in place for two years and only apply in the counties of Allegany, Jefferson, Oswego, Madison, and the portions of Saint Lawrence and Lewis counties which are located outside of the Adirondack Park. All terrain vehicles (ATVs) weighing up to one thousand five hundred pounds will be allowed to register for the program. Subsection 2 provides that the ATVs registered under this program will be required to have an unobstructed registration number with a plate on the back of the ATV. Subsection 3 provides that failure to comply with any part of this
2013-S4711 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4711 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, GRIFFO, VALESKY, YOUNG -- 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 all terrain vehicle trial registration program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 2292 to read as follows: S 2292. ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE TRIAL REGISTRATION PROGRAM. 1. TRIAL PROGRAM. FOR THE COUNTIES OF ALLEGANY, OSWEGO, JEFFERSON AND MADISON, AND THE PORTIONS OF SAINT LAWRENCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES THAT ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE ADIRONDACK PARK, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL AUTHORIZE A TWO YEAR TRIAL REGISTRATION PROGRAM FOR ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES (ATV) OF UP TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS. 2. SUCH ATVS SHALL BE REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT AND SHALL REQUIRE A REGISTRATION NUMBER WITH A PLATE ON THE BACK OF SUCH VEHICLES. SUCH PLATE SHALL NOT BE OBSCURED BY GLASS OR PLASTIC AND SHALL NOT BE OBSTRUCTED BY ANY PART OF THE VEHICLE. 3. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY PART OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A NON-CRIMINAL VIOLATION AND SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY: (A) A ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR FINE FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE; (B) A ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLAR FINE FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE; (C) A TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLAR FINE FOR A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE. 4. A POLICE OFFICER OR ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION MAY IMPOUND AN ATV FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS: (A) OPERATION OF AN ATV ON OTHER THAN DESIGNATED ROUTES WITHIN THE FOREST PRESERVE; OR (B) VIOLATION OF SECTION TWENTY-TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE OF THIS ARTI- CLE WHEN SUCH VIOLATION CONSTITUTES BOTH A SECOND OFFENSE OF SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09999-01-3
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