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General Assembly



February Session, 2008

LCO No. 6365



Offered by:


REP. WIDLITZ, 98th Dist.

REP. O'ROURKE, 32nd Dist.

REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th Dist.

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

REP. MCCLUSKEY, 20th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 5852

File No. 332

Cal. No. 199

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 14-380 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2010):

On or after October 1, 1971, no person shall operate and no owner shall permit the operation of any snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle unless the owner holds a valid, effective registration awarded by this state or by another state or by the United States, provided such state or district of registration grants substantially similar privileges for snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles owned by residents of this state and registered under its laws, and unless the identification number set forth in such registration is displayed on such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle as prescribed in section 14-381, provided every resident of this state shall obtain such registration from this state under the provisions of section 14-381, before such operation shall be lawful. The provisions of this section shall not apply (1) to the operation of a snowmobile [or all-terrain vehicle] on premises owned or leased by the owner of such snowmobile, [or all-terrain vehicle] or (2) to the operation of a snowmobile in any organized contest as long as such snowmobile is operated in the contest area, provided the owner of such snowmobile holds a valid, effective registration awarded by this state or by another state or the United States. "