senate Bill S7476

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to conduct a study of the economic impact of ATV use within the state

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May 15, 2014 referred to transportation

S7476 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Motor Vehicles, Commissioner of
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3924
2009-2010: A3980

S7476 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to conduct a study of the economic impact of ATV use within the state.

S7476 - Sponsor Memo

S7476 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014

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

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of the department of motor vehicles to
  conduct a study on the economic impact of all terrain vehicle usage in
  this state


  Section  1.  Report on economic impact of ATV use. 1. The commissioner
of motor vehicles shall, in conjunction with the commissioner of econom-
ic development and the commissioner of parks,  recreation  and  historic
preservation, prepare a summary report on the economic impact of ATV use
and  recreation in New York state. Such report shall include, but not be
limited to, the following:
  a. the number of ATV participants  in  New  York  state,  including  a
breakdown of resident and non-resident ATV participants;
  b.  the  frequency  of participation of ATV owners and drivers and how
much money they spend on their activities including but not  limited  to
expenditures  on  equipment, hotels and motels, restaurants, lodges, and
camps, grocery and hardware stores, and guide services; and
  c. an estimate of the number of jobs that are supported by ATV partic-
ipants as well as the amount of sales tax and income  tax  generated  by
such participants.
  2. The results of the report required by this section shall be submit-
ted  to the governor and to the legislature, including the chairs of the
assembly ways and means committee, environmental conservation committee,
tourism, arts and sports development committee, and the economic  devel-
opment committee, as well as the chairs of the senate finance committee,
environmental  conservation  committee,  tourism,  recreation and sports
development committee, and  commerce,  economic  development  and  small
business  committee  by  December  31,  2014, along with any legislative
recommendations of the commissioner of motor vehicles to further enhance
the economic impact of ATV use.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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