senate Bill S7471

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee

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Oct 25, 2021 referred to rules

S7471 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2281, V & T L

S7471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of all terrain vehicles to include certain vehicles of up to seventy inches long and 2400 pounds.

S7471 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             October 25, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 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] TWO thousand FOUR 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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