06RS HB272


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HB 272/LM (BR 163) - S. Riggs, D. Floyd, D. Keene, D. Osborne, J. Richards

     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 9-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 26-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 17, 2006
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 7-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 21, 2006
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 22-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 30-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 109)

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