[2017] Senate Bill 392 - Local Control Over Highways Under 35 mph Regarding Routes

This bill authorizes a municipality to enact an ordinance to authorize the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) on certain highways within the territorial boundaries of the municipality.

Under current law, no person may operate an ATV or UTV upon any interstate highway or, unless authorized by the Department of Transportation, any other freeway. A person may operate an ATV or UTV on any other highway only under certain limited circumstances.

Under this bill, a city, village, or town may enact an ordinance to authorize the operation of ATVs and UTVs on a highway that is not part of the national system of interstate and defense highways, that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less, and that is located within the territorial boundaries of the city, village, or town regardless of whether the city, village, or town has jurisdiction over the highway.

[2017] NRB 2B3 - Amendment to the Recreation Portion of the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest Master Plan

The existing master plan for the NHAL was approved in 2005. Since that time, several trends in recreation participation, along with changes to the use and management of surrounding public lands, have placed different and new demands on the property. To adapt to these changes and to ensure that the Department of Natural Resources continues to provide high-quality experiences to visitors, changes are proposed to outdoor recreation opportunities provided at the property.

[2017] Assembly Bill 64 - Restoration of the Safety Enhancement Program

AB64 included the langage to restore the funding meachanism for the Safety Enhanacement program, among other things.

[2017] Assembly Bill 442 - ATV Route Signage Requirement Change for Municipalities

An Act to renumber 23.33 (8) (e); to renumber and amend 23.33 (8) (b); and to create 23.33 (8) (b) 2., 23.33 (8) (e) 2., 23.33 (8) (e) 3. and 23.33 (8) (e) 4. of the statutes; Relating to: all-terrain vehicle route signage. (FE)

[2013] Assembly Bill 261 - Remove Agricultural Registration

This bill allows, but does not require, a person who operates an ATV or UTV exclusively for agricultural purposes or exclusively on private property to register the ATV or UTV.

[2011] Assembly Bill 327 - Age Restrictions and Safety Certificate Requirement Regarding the Operation of ATVs

This bill allows a person under the age of 12 to operate an ATV any place that any other person may operate an ATV provided that the person under the age of 12 is operating a small ATV and he or she is accompanied, and not just supervised, by his or her parent or guardian or a person who is at least 18 years old who is designated by the parent or guardian (accompanied by a parent or designee).

[2009] Assembly Bill 356 - Modifying the Definition of an ATV to 50 inches

This bill increases the maximum width of an ATV to 50 inches.