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AMENDMENT TO HB 383 (OHRV Operation on Traveled Portion of Public Highway)

Amend the bill by replacing all after the enacting clause with the following:

? New Paragraph; OHRV Operation on Traveled Portion of Public Highway. Amend RSA 215-A:29 by inserting after paragraph I the following new paragraph:

I-a.(a) Any person operating an OHRV along the traveled portion of a public highway, where permitted, shall be required to be licensed to drive as described in subparagraph I(b)(2); or

(b) Any person operating an OHRV along the traveled portion of a public highway, where permitted, who is not licensed to drive as described in subparagraph I(b)(2) shall be accompanied at all times by a person who is licensed to drive as described in subparagraph I(b)(2), who is at least 18 years of age, and who shall be legally responsible and be liable according to the law for personal injury or property damage to others which may result from such operation by an unlicensed person.

(c) This paragraph shall not apply to road crossings or the use of class VI highways designated as trails pursuant to RSA 215-A:6.

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

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