Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/27/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Transportation (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 174 and 175
    4  insert:
    5         Section 4. Subsection (5) of section 316.235, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         316.235 Additional lighting equipment.—
    8         (5) A bus, as defined in s. 316.003(3), may be equipped
    9  with a deceleration lighting system that which cautions
   10  following vehicles that the bus is slowing, is preparing to
   11  stop, or is stopped. Such lighting system shall consist of two
   12  red or amber lights mounted in horizontal alignment on the rear
   13  of the vehicle at or near the vertical centerline of the
   14  vehicle, no greater than 12 inches apart, not higher than the
   15  lower edge of the rear window or, if the vehicle has no rear
   16  window, not higher than 72 inches from the ground. Such lights
   17  shall be visible from a distance of not less than 300 feet to
   18  the rear in normal sunlight. Lights are permitted to light and
   19  flash during deceleration, braking, or standing and idling of
   20  the bus. Vehicular hazard warning flashers may be used in
   21  conjunction with or in lieu of a rear-mounted deceleration
   22  lighting system.
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   25  And the title is amended as follows:
   26         Delete line 15
   27  and insert:
   28         certain tasks on the roadside; amending s. 316.235,
   29         F.S.; revising requirements relating to a deceleration
   30         lighting system for buses; amending s. 316.303,