03RS HB367


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HB 367 (BR 1255) - J. Haydon

     AN ACT relating to highways.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to define the terms "emergency situation," "owner," and "safety officer;" allow peace officers or safety officers to remove, with or without the owner's consent, vehicles, cargo, or other property blocking the roadway; provide exceptions for hazardous materials accidents and delay removal until after fire, medical, and police personnel have finished their duties at the accident scene; provide immunity for peace officers, local governments, and businesses or persons they employ from damage claims arising from the removal of vehicles, cargo, or property; make owner or operator who caused the accident liable for expenses in clearing the roadway; provide immunity for peace officers and local governments from damage claims for failure to exercise clearance authority.

     Feb 6-introduced in House
     Feb 7-to Transportation (H)

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