HB1604 (2020) Detail

Relative to agricultural registration for certain utility vehicles.


HB 1604 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2009

11/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1604

 

AN ACT relative to agricultural registration for certain utility vehicles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33; Rep. DeSimone, Rock. 14; Rep. Merchant, Sull. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill expands the definition of "agricultural/industrial vehicle" to include vehicles used to maintain public recreational areas.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2009

11/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to agricultural registration for certain utility vehicles.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Motor Vehicles; Agricultural/Industrial Utility Vehicle.  Amend RSA 259:2-a to read as follows:

259:2-a  Agricultural/Industrial Utility Vehicle.  "Agricultural/industrial utility vehicle" shall mean a vehicle, including an off highway recreational vehicle, with 4 or 6 wheels, an internal combustion engine or electric motor, or both, but excluding a tractor, equipped in accordance with the provisions of RSA 261:41-a, III, that is capable of carrying not more than 6 occupants, has a load capacity of 1,500 pounds or less, and is in use for maintaining public recreation areas or for farming, agricultural, or light industrial uses, and is limited to ways or portions of ways where such vehicles are allowed and having posted speed limits of 40 miles per hour or less, within a 10 mile radius from an entrance to land used by the farm for farming or agricultural uses or a 2 mile radius from the entrance to the public recreation area for use in maintaining public recreation areas or a 2 mile radius from the entrance to the light industrial complex or construction site for industrial uses, and subject to any other special conditions established by the government authority controlling the way.  For purposes of this section, "maintaining public recreation areas" means maintaining, managing, or improving parks, trails, and other lands made available to the public for outdoor recreation or conservation.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1604 at GenCourtMobile
HB1604 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 21, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1604 Revision: 7266 Date: Dec. 6, 2019, 12:15 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 28
Jan. 21, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/21/2020 02:00 pm LOB 203
Jan. 30, 2020 Executive Session: 01/30/2020 10:00 am LOB 203
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-1; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 7 P. 16
Feb. 19, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 25