03RS HB234


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HB 234 (BR 79) - T. McKee

     AN ACT relating to traffic regulations.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189, relating to traffic regulations, to permit a 102 inches wide travel trailer to travel on Kentucky highways; allow the trailer to exceed the 102 inch width by another 6 inches for appurtenances.


     HCS - Delete the provisions of the original bill in their entirety and insert in lieu thereof definitions for "appurtenances", "travel trailer", and "width exclusion safety devices"; provide that a travel trailer that is 102 inches wide and registered under KRS 186.050, 186.655, or an equivalent statute from another state may travel a state-maintained highway if the appurtenances and width exclusion safety devices do not exceed the limits established in the definition section.

     HFA (1, T. McKee) - Amend the definition section in the House Committee Substitute to delete the term "travel trailer" and insert in lieu thereof "recreational vehicle."

     SFA (1, V. Moore) - Make technical correction.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 24, 2003
     Feb 24-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2003; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 10-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003; 3rd reading, passed 34-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Mar 11-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 93-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 96)

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