HB 2239 Farm use vehicles, certain; registration exemption, highway distance limitations.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Registration exemption for certain farm use vehicles; highway distance limitations. Increases from 50 to 75 miles the maximum travel distance allowable for travel to obtain supplies or from one part of the owner's land to another by a vehicle used for agricultural or horticultural purposes in order to qualify for exemption from the requirements to obtain a registration certificate, license plates, or decals and pay a registration fee. The bill also increases from 50 to 75 miles the maximum travel distance allowable by vehicles used for seasonal transportation of farm produce and from 20 to 75 miles the maximum travel distance allowable for vehicles owned by farmers and used to transport wood products in order to qualify for such exemption. The bill also provides that any law-enforcement officer may require any person operating a vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer and claiming the farm use exemption to provide, upon request, the address of the farm or lands owned or leased by the vehicle's owner or, if such address is unavailable or unknown, the real property parcel identification number of such lands.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101982D  pdf
02/02/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104880D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2239ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101982D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/17  House: Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/30/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104880D-H1
02/03/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104880D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2239H1
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/17  Senate: Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Read third time
02/20/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/17  House: Enrolled
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2239ER)
02/23/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/24/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 538 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)