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  • Acts
  • 1998
  • Chapter 362 AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF SNOW VEHICLES ON PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Section 26 of chapter 90B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the fourth paragraph the following paragraph:-

No person shall operate a snow vehicle on privately owned property, except in cases of emergency, unless: (a) the operator is the owner or lessee or immediate family member of the owner or lessee of such property; (b) the operator has in his possession either a document, signed by the owner or lessee of such property or his agent, authorizing the operation of a snow vehicle on such property by the operator or valid proof of current membership in a club, association or other organization to which express authorization for the operation of snow vehicles on such property has been granted; provided, however, that such operation shall be consistent with the express authorization so granted and any restrictions imposed therewith; or (c) the owner or lessee of such property has designated the area for use by such snow vehicles by posting reasonable notice of such designation in a manner approved by the director.

Approved October 23, 1998.