Bill Text: NY A05024 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to registration fees for snowmobiles to be used on frozen bodies of water for sport fishing or for access to hunting or trapping lands solely.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-09 - held for consideration in transportation [A05024 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05024-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5024
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 6, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, DiPIETRO, FINCH, KOLB,
          PALMESANO, MANKTELOW, BYRNES, SALKA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
          HAWLEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to registration
          fees  for  snowmobiles  to be used on frozen bodies of water for sport
          fishing or for access to hunting or trapping lands solely
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section 2222 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
     3    15. (a) Fees for snowmobiles to be used solely for sport fishing on  a
     4  frozen  body of water or solely for access to hunting or trapping lands.
     5  Notwithstanding any other law, rule or regulation to the contrary,  fees
     6  for  registration  of  a snowmobile which is to be used solely for sport
     7  fishing on a frozen body of water or solely for  access  to  hunting  or
     8  trapping lands shall not include the additional fees set out in subdivi-
     9  sion  four-a of this section, and section 21.07 of the parks, recreation
    10  and historic preservation law.
    11    (b) The registration sticker for snowmobiles  which  are  to  be  used
    12  solely  for sport fishing on a frozen body of water or solely for access
    13  to hunting or trapping lands shall be of a different  color  than  other
    14  registration stickers for snowmobiles.
    15    (c)  A person who owns or operates a snowmobile which is registered to
    16  be used solely for sport fishing on a frozen body of water or solely for
    17  access to hunting or trapping lands  who  operates  the  snowmobile  for
    18  other  purposes shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a
    19  fine of two hundred dollars.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    21  have  become  a law, provided that the commissioner of motor vehicles is
    22  immediately authorized and directed  to  promulgate  and/or  repeal  any
    23  rules  and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act
    24  on its effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02435-01-9
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