senate Bill S2702

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the operation of all-terrain vehicles by minors

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Current Bill Status Via A150 - Passed Senate & Assembly

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2023 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1006
substituted for s2702
Jun 01, 2023 substituted by a150
May 18, 2023 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2023 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2023 1st report cal.1006
Jan 24, 2023 referred to transportation

S2702 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2409 & 2410, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5035, A6087
2021-2022: S680, A586

S2702 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases age for use of ATVs by minors from age ten to fourteen.

S2702 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2702 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 24, 2023
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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  opera-
   tion of all-terrain vehicles by minors
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2409 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
 law,  as added by chapter 402 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as
   2. Safety certificate. Upon successful completion of a  safety  course
 given  in  conformity  with  subdivision one of this section by a person
 [ten] FOURTEEN years of age or over, the person or entity which gave the
 course shall notify the commissioner of  such  completion  in  a  manner
 prescribed  by the commissioner. The commissioner shall, upon receipt of
 such information, issue an ATV safety certificate to the person who  has
 successfully  completed  the  course. Such certificate may be limited to
 the type of vehicle for which the course was given.
   § 2. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 2410 of the vehicle  and  traffic
 law, as added by chapter 402 of the laws of 1986, are amended to read as
   1.  Except  as  provided by subdivision two of this section, no person
 under the age of sixteen years shall operate an ATV  except  upon  lands
 owned  or  leased  by his OR HER parent or guardian, unless he OR SHE is
 under general supervision of a person eighteen years of age or over  [or
 a  person  sixteen  years of age or over who holds an ATV safety certif-
 icate]. "Leased lands" as herein used shall not include lands leased  by
 an  organization of which said operator or his OR HER parent or guardian
 is a member.
   2. A person [ten] FOURTEEN years of age but less than sixteen years of
 age who has received safety training as prescribed by  the  commissioner
 and  has  received  the appropriate ATV safety certificate issued by the
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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