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A00150 Summary:

COSPNSRCruz, Jean-Pierre, Reyes, Sayegh, DeStefano, Wallace, Steck, Taylor, Fahy, Jacobson, Zebrowski, Dinowitz, Seawright, Bores
MLTSPNSREpstein, Simon
Amd §§2409 & 2410, V & T L
Increases age for use of ATVs by minors from age ten to fourteen.
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A00150 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 4, 2023
        Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, CRUZ, JEAN-PIERRE, REYES, SAYEGH, DeSTE-
          FANO, WALLACE, STECK, TAYLOR, FAHY, JACOBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
          M.  of A. EPSTEIN, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on

        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  the  opera-
          tion of all-terrain vehicles by minors
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2409 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law,  as added by chapter 402 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2. Safety certificate. Upon successful completion of a  safety  course
     5  given  in  conformity  with  subdivision one of this section by a person
     6  [ten] fourteen years of age or over, the person or entity which gave the
     7  course shall notify the commissioner of  such  completion  in  a  manner
     8  prescribed  by the commissioner. The commissioner shall, upon receipt of
     9  such information, issue an ATV safety certificate to the person who  has
    10  successfully  completed  the  course. Such certificate may be limited to
    11  the type of vehicle for which the course was given.
    12    § 2. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 2410 of the vehicle  and  traffic
    13  law, as added by chapter 402 of the laws of 1986, are amended to read as
    14  follows:
    15    1.  Except  as  provided by subdivision two of this section, no person
    16  under the age of sixteen years shall operate an ATV  except  upon  lands
    17  owned  or  leased  by his or her parent or guardian, unless he or she is
    18  under general supervision of a person eighteen years of age or over  [or
    19  a  person  sixteen  years of age or over who holds an ATV safety certif-
    20  icate]. "Leased lands" as herein used shall not include lands leased  by
    21  an  organization of which said operator or his or her parent or guardian
    22  is a member.

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

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     1    2. A person [ten] fourteen years of age but less than sixteen years of
     2  age who has received safety training as prescribed by  the  commissioner
     3  and  has  received  the appropriate ATV safety certificate issued by the
     4  commissioner may operate an ATV in the same manner as a  person  who  is
     5  sixteen years of age or older.
     6    § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
     7  it shall have become a law.
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