senate Bill S1946A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 1946a
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.646
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.682
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S1946 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4971A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2281, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3318, A7710
2009-2010: S4277

S1946 - Summary

Amends the definition of all terrain vehicles to include certain vehicles of up to seventy inches long and 1500 pounds which consist of a side-by-side passenger configuration for up to three passengers and which include certain safety features.

S1946 - Sponsor Memo

S1946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1946

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, BONACIC, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, LARKIN, LITTLE,
  MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- 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"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  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.
                                                           LBD01397-01-3

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S1946A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4971A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2281, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3318, A7710
2009-2010: S4277

S1946A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of all terrain vehicles to include certain vehicles of up to seventy inches long and 1500 pounds which consist of a side-by-side passenger configuration for up to three passengers and which include certain safety features.

S1946A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1946A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1946--A
    Cal. No. 646

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, GRIFFO, BONACIC, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, SEWARD, YOUNG -- read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans-
  portation -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

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

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 2281 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 319 of the laws of 1997, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.  (a)  "All  terrain  vehicle" or "ATV" means (I) any self-propelled
vehicle which is manufactured for sale for operation primarily  on  off-
highway  trails  or off-highway competitions and only incidentally oper-
ated on public highways providing that  such  vehicle  does  not  exceed
seventy  inches  in  width, or one thousand pounds dry weight. Provided,
however, this definition shall not include a "snowmobile" or other self-
propelled vehicles manufactured for off-highway use exclusively 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; OR
   (II) 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, CONSISTS OF A SIDE-BY-SIDE PASSENGER  CONFIG-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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