04RS HB350


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HB 350 (BR 1360) - C. Miller, C. Siler, Dw. Butler, L. Clark, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, R. Meeks, S. Riggs, J. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to fines for traffic offenses.
     Amend KRS 189.394, regarding fines for speeding, to double fines for speeding in a school zone where the speed limit has been lowered and flashing lights have been installed pursuant to KRS 189.336.


     HFA (1, C. Miller) - Delete Section 1 in its entirety and amend the same statute to make a technical correction to the format of the fine table and to clarify in subsection (7) that fines are doubled in a school zone only when the flasher caution lights are flashing.

     HFA (2, S. Riggs) - Add a new Section 2 to the bill to amend KRS 189.336, relating to the installation of flasher lights in school zones, to require the governmental unit that installs flasher lights to ensure the lights are continually maintained and monitored for proper operation; require any flasher light found to be inoperative to be immediately repaired or replaced.

     Jan 21-introduced in House
     Jan 22-to Transportation (H)
     Jan 26-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 3, 2004
     Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 88-2 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 9-to Transportation (S)

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