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SB 83 (BR 1026) - B. Guthrie

     AN ACT relating to speed limits.
     Amend KRS 189.390 to establish a maximum speed limit of 65 miles per hour for interstate highways; 55 miles per hour on all other state highways and 35 miles per hour on roads in a business or residential district; prohibit the secretary of transportation from increasing any speed limit in excess of 65 miles per hour, except upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation, the secretary may increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on an interstate highway; amend KRS 189.340 to conform.


     SFA (1, B. Guthrie) - Allow the Secretary of Transportation to increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on parkways with four or more lanes; make technical amendment.

     HCS - Retain original provisions of SB 83; add language specifying highways on which the Transportation Cabinet may increase the speed limit to seventy (70) miles per hour.

     Feb 6-introduced in Senate
     Feb 8-to Transportation (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20
     Feb 20-3rd reading, passed 34-2 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 21-received in House
     Feb 26-to Transportation (H); posting waived; posted in committee
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2007
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 69-27 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 9-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 35-2; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 43)

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