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Substitute Senate Bill No. 948

Public Act No. 03-96

AN ACT CONCERNING MOBILE HOMES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2003) Notwithstanding section 14-270 of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall establish a program for the purpose of issuing permits allowing the following vehicles to be operated upon any highway or bridge: (1) A mobile home with a width greater than fourteen feet but no greater than sixteen feet; (2) a mobile home attached to a towing vehicle which has a combined length of one hundred feet or less if such towing vehicle has a length over eighty feet; or (3) a mobile home attached to a towing vehicle which has a combined length of one hundred four feet if such towing vehicle has a length of eighty feet or less. Such permit shall specify conditions under which such mobile home shall be permitted to operate, including, but not limited to, the period of time such operation shall be authorized. For the purposes of this section, "mobile home" shall have the same meaning as in section 21-64a of the general statutes. The Commissioner of Transportation shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 of the general statutes, to implement the provisions of this section.

Approved June 3, 2003