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CS/CS/SB 244: Motor Vehicles/Highway Safety Act

GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Transportation ; Bennett

Motor Vehicles/Highway Safety Act; Provides legislative intent relating to road rage and aggressive careless driving. Requires an operator of a motor vehicle to yield the left lane when being overtaken on a multilane highway. Specifies the amount of the fine and the allocation of moneys received from the increased fine imposed for aggressive careless driving. Requires the HSMV to provide information about the Highway Safety Act in driver's license educational materials, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/13/2010 Senate • Filed
1/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 28
1/28/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/07/11, 10:15 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/7/2011 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 118
2/8/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/9/2011 Senate • Now in Health Regulation -SJ 118
2/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/22/11, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/22/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 118
2/24/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/25/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 118
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 28
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 110
• CS/CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 110
3/29/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 03/31/11, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2011 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 323
4/1/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 323
4/4/2011 Senate • Placed on Consent Calendar, 04/06/11
4/6/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 360
• Read 3rd time -SJ 360
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 360
• Immediately certified -SJ 360
4/6/2011 House • In Messages
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages