House Bill 254

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Last Action 01/16/20: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to financial responsibility of motor vehicle operators.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1187
Sponsor D. Elliott
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to define "expenses of an emergency response," "public agency," and "reasonable costs"; require a driver who drives on a highway that has been barricaded due to flooding be held liable for the costs of rescue or recovery; allow a driver convicted of violating KRS 189.290 for driving on a highway that is flooded to be held liable for the costs of rescue or recovery; limit liability under this section to $2,000; allow insurance policies to exclude coverage for a person's liability under this section; amend KRS 189.290 and 39F.120 to conform; amend KRS 304.39-020 to exclude charges under Section 1 of the act from the definition of medical expenses; create a new section of 304.39 to allow motor vehicle liability insurance policies to exclude coverage for a person's liability under Section 1 of the Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Emergency Medical Services - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Insurance, Motor Vehicle - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue, coverage exclusions
Local Government - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Motor Vehicles - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Police, City and County - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Police, State - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue
Transportation - Drivers trapped in floods, liability for costs of rescue

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01/14/20
  • introduced in House
01/16/20
  • to Judiciary (H)


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