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Senate 3rd Reading Amendments 2-5-2010 rd/sch
This document includes Senate 3rd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 11:13 AM by rday. --> This document includes Senate 3rd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 11:32 AM by rday. --> This document includes Senate 3rd Reading Floor Amendments (CORRECTED) incorporated into the bill on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:08 AM by rday. -->              1
    
VEHICLE SAFETY FLAGS ON OFF-HIGHWAY

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VEHICLES

             3     
2010 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: Brent H. Goodfellow

             6     
House Sponsor: Larry B. Wiley

             7     

             8      LONG TITLE
             9      Committee Note:
             10          The Transportation Interim Committee recommended this bill.
             11      General Description:
             12          This bill modifies the Off-Highway Vehicles Code by amending provisions relating to
             13      off-highway vehicle equipment requirements.
             14      Highlighted Provisions:
             15          This bill:
             16          .    provides that a safety flag may be attached to the protective headgear of a person
             17      operating S. [ an off-highway vehicle ] a motorcycle .S rather than attaching the safety flag to the
             18      S. [ off-highway vehicle ] motorcycle .S as required when operating on certain sand dunes.
             19      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          None
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      AMENDS:
             25          41-22-10.7, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             26     

             27      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:



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Senate 3rd Reading Amendments 1-29-2010 rd/sch
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         Section 1. Section 41-22-10.7 is amended to read:
             29           41-22-10.7. Vehicle equipment requirements -- Rulemaking -- Exceptions.
             30          (1) Except as provided under Subsection (3), an off-highway vehicle shall be equipped
             31      with:
             32          (a) brakes adequate to control the movement of and to stop and hold the vehicle under
             33      normal operating conditions;
             34          (b) headlights and taillights when operated between sunset and sunrise;
             35          (c) a noise control device and except for a snowmobile, a spark arrestor device; and
             36          (d) S. when operated on sand dunes designated by the board, .S a safety flag S. [ , ]
             36a      that is:
             36b          (i) .S red or orange in color S. [ and ] ;
             36c          (ii) .S a minimum of six by 12 inches S. [ , ] ; and
             36d          (iii) .S attached to S. :
             37          (A) .S the off-highway vehicle S. so that the safety flag is .S at least eight feet above
             37a      the surface of level ground[,] S. ; .S or S. [ to ]
             37b          (B) .S the
             38      protective headgear of a person operating S. [ the off-highway vehicle ] a motorcycle so that the
             38a      safety flag is .S
                               38a1      at least 18 inches above the
             39      top of the person's head S. [ , when operated on sand dunes designated by the board ] .S .
             40          (2) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             41      board may make rules which set standards for the equipment and which designate sand dunes
             42      where safety flags are required under Subsection (1).
             43          (3) An off-highway implement of husbandry used only in agricultural operations and
             44      not operated on a highway, is exempt from the provisions of this section.





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