senate Bill S4711

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the all terrain vehicle trial registration program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Apr 18, 2013 referred to transportation

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S4711 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7132
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2292, V & T L

S4711 - Summary

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

S4711 - Sponsor Memo

S4711 - 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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