senate Bill S4945

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration of certain farm vehicles

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A3860 - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2019 signed chap.500
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1077
substituted for s4945
Jun 13, 2019 substituted by a3860a
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1077
Apr 02, 2019 referred to transportation


S4945 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8351
2013-2014: A169
2015-2016: A1429
2017-2018: A4485

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the registration of certain farm vehicles.

S4945 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4945 (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

                              April 2, 2019

Introduced  by Sens. METZGER, RITCHIE -- 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  certain
  registrations of vehicles


  Section 1. Subdivision 13 of section 401 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 295 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read
as follows:
  13. Registration of motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers operated
upon public highways connecting portions of a farm or  farms,  municipal
sanitary landfills, licensed motor vehicle repair shops and the point of
sale  of the vehicle. Motor vehicles, other than motor vehicles manufac-
tured and equipped  primarily  for  the  transportation  of  passengers,
trailers  and  semitrailers, to be operated by any person, upon a public
highway for the purpose of traveling by the most direct route, but in no
event further than twenty-five miles one-way from a point on the farm as
designated by the vehicle owner and WHICH DESIGNATED POINT IS set  forth
in an attachment to the vehicle registration, (a) between fields, build-
ings, and facilities managed or operated as part of a single farm enter-
prise  in  connection  with  the  production,  harvesting, processing or
marketing on that  farm  of  crops,  livestock,  or  livestock  products
produced  on that farm; or (b) for the purpose of transporting materials
from a farm to the nearest available municipal sanitary landfill; or (c)
for the purpose of transporting the motor vehicle, trailer or semitrail-
er to a motor vehicle repair shop licensed pursuant to this chapter  for
the  repair or adjustment of equipment provided that, in addition to the
route restrictions set forth in  this  subdivision,  no  such  transport
shall  be  authorized  (i)  if such vehicle has an out-of-service defect
relating to load securement, brake systems, steering  components  and/or
coupling  devices,  or  after it has been placed out-of-service; (ii) on

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


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