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HB 849: School Bus Safety

GENERAL BILL by Slosberg

School Bus Safety; Authorizes school district to install cameras on school buses; authorizes DHSMV, county, or municipality to authorize traffic infraction enforcement officer to issue & enforce citation for failing to stop for school bus; requires notification to be sent to owner of vehicle involved in violation; prohibits receiving commission or remuneration based on use of camera; requires payment of citation unless certain information is established in affidavit; provides penalties for submitting false affidavit; requires annual reports to DHSMV, Governor, & Legislature; provides hearing procedures; authorizes appeal of final order; revises & provides disposition of civil penalties.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/14/2019 House • Filed
    2/20/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 89
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 89
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee

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  • HB 849, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/14/2019 at 2:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.172 Traffic to stop for school bus. Page 2 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 12 (pdf)
    318.21 Disposition of civil penalties by county courts. Page 14 (pdf)

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