06RS SB44


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SB 44/LM (BR 1056) - G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to highways.
     Amend KRS 189.580, regarding the duties of individuals involved in traffic accidents, to require the driver to move the vehicle off the roadway of an interstate highway or parkway if the accident does not involve death or known or visible injury; permit an owner or operator of a vehicle to allow a properly licensed driver to move a vehicle off the roadway on his or her behalf in the event of an accident; allow officers to remove cargo or property obstructing the roadway without the consent of the owner; provide exceptions to delay any removal of hazardous material or vehicle involved in injury-related accidents until after fire, medical, and police personnel have finished their duties at the accident scene; permit agency removing property from roadway to intervene in civil action to recover costs; amend KRS 189.990 and 189.993 to require no penalty be assessed for a person who fails to remove a vehicle from the roadway or fails to report an accident as a result of being incapable.

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate
     Jan 5-to Transportation (S)
     Jan 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 24, 2006
     Jan 24-3rd reading, passed 36-0; received in House
     Jan 25-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
     Jan 26-reassigned to Transportation (H)
     Mar 14-posted in committee
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 22, 2006
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 24-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 30-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 110)

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