Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (511078) for CS for SB 1554
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Appropriations (Hays) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 661 and 662
    4  insert:
    5         Section 10. Subsection (1) of section 316.228, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         316.228 Lamps or flags on projecting load.—
    8         (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), whenever the load
    9  upon any vehicle extends to the rear 4 feet or more beyond the
   10  bed or body of such vehicle, there shall be displayed at the
   11  extreme rear end of the load, at the times specified in s.
   12  316.217, two red lamps visible from a distance of at least 500
   13  feet to the rear, two red reflectors visible at night from all
   14  distances within 600 feet to 100 feet to the rear when directly
   15  in front of lawful lower beams of headlamps and located so as to
   16  indicate maximum width, and on each side one red lamp visible
   17  from a distance of at least 500 feet to the side and located so
   18  as to indicate maximum overhang. There shall be displayed at all
   19  other times on any vehicle having a load which extends beyond
   20  its sides or more than 4 feet beyond its rear, red flags, not
   21  less than 18 12 inches square, marking the extremities of such
   22  load, at each point where a lamp would otherwise be required by
   23  this section. A violation of this section is a noncriminal
   24  traffic infraction punishable as a nonmoving violation as
   25  provided in chapter 318.
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Delete line 44
   30  and insert:
   31         roadways; amending s. 316.228, F.S.; requiring a
   32         vehicle with a load that extends beyond its sides or a
   33         certain amount beyond its rear to display red flags
   34         not less than 18 inches square under certain
   35         circumstances; amending s. 316.303, F.S,; providing