05RS HB355


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HB 355 (BR 1569) - D. Owens, L. Clark, S. Brinkman, R. Crimm, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, C. Miller, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to coroners' vehicles.
     Amend KRS 72.415 to allow coroners and deputy coroners to equip vehicles used in the performance of their official duties with one or more flashing, rotating, or oscillating blue lights, visible under normal atmospheric conditions from a distance of 500 feet to the front of the vehicle; amend KRS 189.910 and 189.920 to conform.


     HFA (1, D. Owens) - Exempt blue lights for coroner's vehicles from the requirement that counties fund the operations of the coroners office.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2005
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 90-1 with floor amendment (1); received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Transportation (S)

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