SB 93/LM (BR 269) - R. Palmer II, E. Worley
AN ACT relating to the operation of golf carts on a public roadway.
Create a new section of KRS chapter 189 to allow local governments to adopt ordinances permitting the use of golf carts on designated public roadways under local control; define "golf cart" and "local government"; require that ordinances adopted by local governments include the issuance of a permit, the display of a sticker or permit, and the inspection by certified inspector for all golf carts operated on designated public roadways; require designated public roadways to be restricted to roadways with a speed limit of twenty-five (25) miles per hour or less; require golf carts operated on designated public roadways to display a slow moving emblem in compliance with KRS 189.820; require golf carts operated on designated public roadways to be insured in compliance with KRS 304.39-080; subject operators of golf carts on designated public roadways to the traffic regulations of KRS Chapter 189; exempt golf carts operated on designated public roadways from the title requirements of KRS 186.020, vehicle registration requirements of KRS 186.050, and emissions compliance certificates pursuant to KRS 224-20.720.
SB 93 - AMENDMENTS
SCS/LM - Retain provisions of the original bill, except define "golf cart" as having a design speed capable of not more than 35 miles per hour; increase the speed limit on roadways designated for golf cart use from 25 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour.
HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; restrict operation of golf carts to roadways within five road miles of an entrance to a golf course; change wheel requirements for golf carts from having a minimum of three wheels to having a minimum of four wheels.
Jan 17-introduced in Senate
Jan 22-to Transportation (S)
Jan 30-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Jan 31-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 7, 2008
Feb 7-3rd reading, passed 34-1 with Committee Substitute
Feb 8-received in House
Feb 12-to Transportation (H)
Mar 14-posted in committee
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 20, 2008
Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 24-received in Senate
Apr 1-to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 36-0
Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 14-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)