Senate Bill S1372

2019-2020 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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2019-S1372 (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
2017-2018: S1909, A4412
2021-2022: S2709, A4957
2023-2024: A5384

2019-S1372 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

2019-S1372 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2019-S1372 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 14, 2019
   ORTT, SEWARD, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
   ed 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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