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HOUSE PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT 2007-2008

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S.53

The House proposes to the Senate to amend the bill by adding a new Sec. 1 to read as follows:

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 4(73) is amended to read:

Except as may be otherwise provided herein, and unless the context otherwise requires in statutes relating to motor vehicles and enforcement of the law regulating vehicles, as provided in this title and part 5 of Title 20, the following definitions shall apply:

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(73)  “Neighborhood electric vehicle” means a self‑propelled, electrically‑powered motor vehicle which:

(A)  is emission free;

(B)  is designed to carry four or fewer persons;

(C)  is designed to be, and is, operated at speeds of 25 miles per hour or less;

(D)  has at least four wheels in contact with the ground;

(E)  has an unladen a gross vehicle weight of rating less than 1,800 3,000 pounds;


(F)  conforms to the minimum safety equipment requirements as adopted in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 500, Low Speed Vehicles (49 C.F.R. 571, 500).

and by renumbering the remaining sections of the bill to be numerically correct



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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