New Hampshire: ATV Carry Bill Clears Senate Committee

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Yesterday, the Senate Transportation Committee held a public hearing and immediately went into executive session to vote “ought to pass” on ATV Carry, House Bill 1636.  IMG iStock ID: 884214472

U.S.A. -( Yesterday, the Senate Transportation Committee held a public hearing and immediately went into executive session to vote “ought to pass” on ATV Carry, House Bill 1636.  Thanks to the strong support of NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters, this legislation will move to the Senate floor for further consideration this session.

House Bill 1636: “ATV-Carry” allows the carry of a loaded firearm on an Off-Highway Recreation Vehicle (OHRV) or snowmobile.  This legislation also helps to clean up the law from when Permitless Carry was passed and a snowmobile prohibition remained.  If you can carry a gun in your vehicle, or on your person, you shouldn’t have to surrender your right to self-defense simply because you’re operating a snowmobile.

Again, thank you to NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted committee members in strong support of ATV Carry.  Stay tuned to and your email inbox for further updates on issues affecting our Second Amendment rights.

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I can’t believe there is any logic in some of the laws that are passed. It’s obvious that these people don’t ride snow mobiles or are outdoorsman. Snowmobiling is one of the most dangerous sports you can do. It is so easy to go into the wilderness miles back in and if something happens to your machine you have to walk back out. You may need to protect yourself from a waking bear close to springtime, you may need to kill something for food, or most importantly, you may need it to signal for help. Walking on snow is not… Read more »

Wild Bill

Just another violation of civil Rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution.

Sam in New Hampshire

There was nothing nefarious in New Hampshire’s continuing prohibition of ATV/snowmobile carry without a license, even after we became a Constitutional Carry state in 2017; it’s just that our ATV/snowmobile laws are in an obscure section of NH statutes, completely separate from our main gun laws, and the citified young lawyers in our State House’s Office of Legislative Services missed them when drafting our Constitutional Carry bill. That bill, by the way, was the very first one signed, in February of 2017, by our newly elected governor, the first Republican in that office in several years. He’s since been reelected… Read more »

Wild Bill

Oh, I missed the snowmobile exception I the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. My mistake.


I wouldn’t call it an embarrassing oversite, but I do wonder why it has taken so long to resolve the situation.


Logic and legislation in the same thought is a paradox.

Last edited 11 months ago by StLPro2A

Lol, what was I thinking? I guess I didn’t have enough coffee when I made the comment. Kind of like the words demonkkkratt and common sense in the same sentence. LOL Thanks for the laugh.


ATV carry bill……At last, I will be able to pick up my ATV and carry it. 🙂 🙂 🙂

“One of the notable aspects of the democratic process is that one need not know anything about a subject in order to pass laws about it.” – the late LtCol Jeff Cooper.

“That is why our masters in Washington are so anxious to disarm us. They are not afraid of criminals. They are afraid of a populace which cannot be subdued by tyrants. ” – Jeffy again. They don’t make ’em like they used to. Miss him.