House Bill 244

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/21/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 040)
Title AN ACT relating to fines for traffic violations in highway work zones and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1027
Sponsor D. Lewis
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to double fines for violations of traffic offenses, require signage be erected and workers present in the work zone in order for double fines to be assessed, and direct double fines collected to a separate trust and agency account within the Transportation Cabinet known as the "Highway Work Zone Safety Fund"; appropriate moneys in the fund to be used exclusively by the Transportation Cabinet to pay for enhanced law enforcement of traffic laws within highway work zones; amend KRS 189.2329 to increase the fine for intentionally destroying, defacing, injuring, or removing a temporary traffic control device erected in a highway work zone from $50 to $100; amend KRS 189.394 to eliminate specific references to double fines for speeding, which are now included under Section 1 of the Act; amend KRS 189.010 to define "highway work zone"; repeal KRS 189.232; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Damaging or removing highway work zone signs, increased penalties for
Crimes and Punishments - Highway work zones, double fines for traffic offenses in
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Damaging or removing highway work zone signs, increased penalties for
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Work zones, double fines for traffic offenses in
Motor Vehicles - Highway work zones, double fines for traffic offenses in
Traffic Safety - Highway work zones, double fines for traffic offenses in
Transportation - Damaging or removing highway work zone signs, increased penalties for
Transportation - Highway work zones, double fines for traffic offenses in
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/19
  • introduced in House
02/07/19
  • to Transportation (H)
02/13/19
  • posted in committee
02/22/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/25/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2019
02/26/19
  • floor amendment (2) filed
02/27/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
02/28/19
  • received in Senate
03/04/19
  • to Transportation (S)
03/05/19
  • taken from Transportation (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Transportation (S)
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/07/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
  • received in House
03/12/19
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/21/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 040)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Lewis
Summary Add maintenance and inspection to the activities conducted under the definition of a highway work zone.
Index Headings Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Work zones, definition
Traffic Safety - Work zones, definition
Transportation - Work zones, definition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Lewis
Summary Amend KRS 189.999 to provide that a fine for speeding in a highway work zone is prepayable.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Highway work zones, prepayable fine for speeding in
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Highway work zones, prepayable fine for speeding in
Motor Vehicles - Highway work zones, prepayable fine for speeding in
Traffic Safety - Highway work zones, prepayable fine for speeding in
Transportation - Highway work zones, prepayable fine for speeding in

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