HB 80/LM (BR 218) - J. Richards
AN ACT relating to financial responsibility of motor vehicle operators.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to define "expenses of an emergency response," "public agency," and "reasonable costs"; require a driver who drives on a highway that has been barricaded due to flooding be held liable for the costs of rescue or recovery; allow a driver convicted of violating KRS 189.290 for driving on a highway that is flooded to be held liable for the costs of rescue or recovery; limit liability under this section to $2,000; allow insurance policies to exclude coverage for a person's liability under this section; amend KRS 189.290 and 39F.120 to conform.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 7-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
Jan 30-posted in committee