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S 0139 General Bill, By Grooms, L. Martin, Campbell and Rankin
Summary: Speeding in work zones
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES, TO DELETE THIS PROVISION AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERMS "HIGHWAY WORK ZONE" AND "HIGHWAY WORKER", TO CREATE THE OFFENSES OF "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" AND "AGGRAVATED ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER", AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR BOTH OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM ESTABLISHED FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE DRIVING RECORD OF PERSONS OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE THAT "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" AND "AGGRAVATED ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" ARE TWO POINT VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1536 RELATING TO DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES.
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12/18/12Senate Prefiled
12/18/12Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 93)
01/08/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 93)
01/29/13 Scrivener's error corrected
01/31/13Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 2)
01/31/13Senate Committed to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 2)
04/09/14Senate Polled out of committee Transportation (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/09/14Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/10/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/29/14Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 67)
05/30/14 Scrivener's error corrected
06/03/14Senate Recommitted to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 38)



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