SB 281
Modifies weight limit for farm vehicles
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Last Action:
2/16/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources Committee-Consent
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2005

Current Bill Summary

SB 281 - This act pertains to commercial motor vehicles and exemptions for farm vehicles.

The act increases the weight limit for farm vehicles from forty-two thousand pounds to eighty thousand pounds or the maximum gross vehicle weight provided by law. This language continues the exemption for properly marked farm vehicles to haul materials without operating under the regulations set aside for commercial vehicles, unless such vehicle is transporting hazardous waste.