Senate Bill S1909

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2017-S1909 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2281, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4277, A8033
2011-2012: S3318, A6250, A7743
2013-2014: S1946, A5540
2015-2016: S1792, A1951
2019-2020: S1372, A8601
2021-2022: S2709, A4957
2023-2024: A5384

2017-S1909 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of all terrain vehicles to include certain vehicles of up to seventy inches long and 1500 pounds.

2017-S1909 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2017-S1909 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 11, 2017
   O'MARA, SEWARD, 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 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.
   §  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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