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Title 31 : Recreation and Sports

Chapter 016 : AMUSEMENT RIDES

(Cite as: 31 V.S.A. § 721)
  •  [Section 721 effective until July 1, 2019; see also section 721 effective July 1, 2019 .]

    § 721. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "Amusement ride" means a mechanical device that carries or conveys passengers along, around, or over a fixed or restricted route or course for the purpose of giving the passengers amusement, pleasure, thrills, or excitement. In addition, for the purposes of this chapter, amusement ride shall also include bungee jumping.

    (2) "Operator" or "owner" means a person who owns or controls or has the duty to control the operation of amusement rides.

    (3) "Certificate" or "certificate of operation" means a document issued by the Secretary of State authorizing the operation of one or more amusement rides, indicating thereon the following information for each amusement ride: the proper ride model, serial number, passenger capacity of the ride, the recommended maximum speed of the ride, and recommended direction of travel of the ride. The Secretary of State may amend a certificate to add other amusement rides to be operated in the State during a calendar year. (Added 1995, No. 117 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)

  •  [Section 721 effective July 1, 2019; see also section 721 effective until July 1, 2019 .]

    § 721. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "Amusement ride" means a mechanical device that carries or conveys passengers along, around, or over a fixed or restricted route or course for the purpose of giving the passengers amusement, pleasure, thrills, or excitement. For the purposes of this chapter, amusement ride shall not include bungee jumping, zip lines, or waterslides or obstacle, challenge, or adventure courses.

    (2) "Operator" or "owner" means a person who owns or controls or has the duty to control the operation of amusement rides.

    (3) [Repealed.]  (Added 1995, No. 117 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2017, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. July 1, 2019.)