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CS/SB 950: Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Book

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety; Revising and providing requirements for the driver of a motor vehicle overtaking a bicycle or other nonmotorized vehicle or an electric bicycle; providing exceptions; providing a penalty; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to provide an annual awareness and safety campaign regarding certain safety precautions; exempting a motor vehicle driver from certain provisions relating to no-passing zones when overtaking a bicycle or other nonmotorized vehicle or an electric bicycle; making a technical change; revising requirements for vehicles turning at intersections; prohibiting persons riding bicycles in a bicycle lane from riding more than two abreast, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/27/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/29/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 105
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/30/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 342
3/31/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/1/2021 Senate • CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 350
4/2/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
• Remaining references corrected to Rules -SJ 383
• Now in Rules
4/13/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/16/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559
4/21/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 547
• Amendment(s) adopted (793004) -SJ 549
• Read 3rd time -SJ 549
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 549
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
4/23/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/26/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
4/26/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/27/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
4/27/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 746
4/27/2021 House • Message sent to senate