Bill Text: NY S01372 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

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

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-14 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S01372 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01372-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    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"
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2281 of the vehi-
     2  cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 319 of the laws of  1997,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a)  "All  terrain  vehicle" or "ATV" means any self-propelled vehicle
     5  which is manufactured for sale for operation  primarily  on  off-highway
     6  trails  or  off-highway  competitions  and only incidentally operated on
     7  public highways providing that such  vehicle  does  not  exceed  seventy
     8  inches  in  width,  or  one  thousand  five  hundred  pounds dry weight.
     9  Provided, however, this definition shall not include a  "snowmobile"  or
    10  other  self-propelled  vehicles  manufactured for off-highway use exclu-
    11  sively designed for travel on snow or ice, steered by  skis  or  runners
    12  and  supported  in whole or in part by one or more skis, belts or cleats
    13  which utilize an endless belt tread.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    15  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.