HB 585 (BR 871) - S. Johns, P. Bather, K. Bratcher, T. Burch, Dw. Butler, L. Clark, P. Clark, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, S. Nunn, R. Palumbo, M. Rader, R. Webb
AN ACT relating to the operation of a motor vehicle.
Create a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to define terms relating to visual acuity; create a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to set vision standards for qualification for an operator's license; create a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to set minimum standards for eligibility for a bioptic driving training program, to set forth the tests required to qualify for an operator's license using a bioptic telescopic device, and to direct the Department for the Blind to promulgate administrative regulations to certify training programs and administer the screening and training process; create a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to outline restrictions placed on drivers using a bioptic telescopic device, to set standards for the removal of daytime driving restrictions, and to set renewal schedule and qualifications for drivers using a bioptic telescopic device; amend KRS 186.480, regarding examination of license applicants by the State Police, to conform; amend KRS 186.444, regarding the medical review board, to conform, delay effective date to January 1, 2001.
HB 585 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, H. Collins) - Amend Section 4 and delete Section 6 of the bill to delete Medical Review Board's authority to review and place restrictions applicants after they have passed their road test using a bioptic device.
HFA (1, S. Johns) - Amend to delete all references to the medical review board.
SFA (1, R. Leeper) - In Section 1, amend the definition of "applicant" to limit to persons applying for an operators license or instruction permit who must use a bioptic telescopic device in order to operate a motor vehicle; in Section 2, delete all references to "applicant" and insert in lieu thereof "person"; and make conforming amendment.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Transportation (H)
Feb 24-posted in committee
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 6, 2000
Mar 6-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with floor amendment (1)
Mar 9-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Transportation (S)
Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 23-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000
Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
Mar 28-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 89-0
Mar 29-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 10-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 396)