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CS/SB 1164: Use of Lights and Sirens on Authorized Emergency Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Burton

Use of Lights and Sirens on Authorized Emergency Vehicles; Revising the definition of the term “authorized emergency vehicles”; authorizing organ transport vehicles to exercise certain privileges; providing that certain vehicles transporting organs and surgical teams for organ recovery or transplant may show or display red lights and operate sirens while en route to a hospital, an airport, or other designated location; authorizing the display or use of red warning signals by organ transport vehicles under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/15/2024 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/2/2024 Senate • Filed
1/8/2024 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Community Affairs; Rules
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/25/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 01/30/24, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/30/2024 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
1/31/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/1/2024 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Community Affairs
• Remaining references corrected to Rules
• Now in Rules
• CS by Transportation read 1st time
2/9/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/14/24, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/14/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2/15/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading