|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 10, 2018||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S7361
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7361 - Details
S7361 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7361 SPONSOR: RANZENHOFER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the definition of an "all terrain vehicle" PURPOSE: This bill raises the defined weight of an all terrain vehicle (ATV) to 1,800 pounds of dry weight to allow additional ATVs to be registered in New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the definition of an "all terrain vehicle" in chapter 319 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law to create two classes of ATV vehi- cles. Class 1 ATVs may not exceed seventy inches in width and one thou- sand pounds dry weight. The new class 2 ATVs continue the same width restriction but raise the maximum weight to 1,800 pounds. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S7361 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7361 I N S E N A T E January 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RANZENHOFER -- 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" 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]. A "CLASS ONE ATV" MAY not exceed seventy inches in width, or one thousand pounds dry weight. A "CLASS TWO ATV" MAY NOT EXCEED SEVENTY INCHES IN WIDTH AND SHALL EXCEED ONE THOUSAND POUNDS DRY WEIGHT BUT MAY NOT EXCEED ONE THOU- SAND EIGHT HUNDRED POUNDS DRY WEIGHT. Provided, however, this definition shall not include a "snowmobile" or other self-propelled vehicles manu- factured 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. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; and provided, further, that effective imme- diately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13591-01-7
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