View Amendment Current Amendment: 3 to Bill 4033 Rep. ATWATER proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 4033 (COUNCIL\AHB\4033C001.BH.AHB17):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

/      SECTION      ___.      A.      Section 56-1-720 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

     "Section 56-1-720.      There is established a point system for the evaluation of the operating record of persons to whom a license to operate motor vehicles has been granted and for the determination of the continuing qualifications of these persons for the privileges granted by the license to operate motor vehicles. The system shall have as its basic element a graduated scale of points assigning relative values to the various violations in accordance with the following schedule:

     VIOLATION            POINTS
     Reckless driving            6
     Passing stopped school bus            6
     Hit-and-run, property damages only            6
     Driving too fast for conditions,
           or speeding:
           (1)      No more than 10 m.p.h. above
           the posted limits            2
           (2)      More than 10 m.p.h. but less
           than 25 m.p.h. above the
           posted limits            4
           (3)      25 m.p.h. or above the posted
           limits            6
     Disobedience of any official traffic
           control device            4
     Disobedience to officer
           directing traffic            4
     Failing to yield right of way            4
     Driving on wrong side of road            4
     Passing unlawfully            4
     Turning unlawfully            4
     Driving through or within safety
           zone            4
     Failing to give signal or giving
           improper signal for stopping,
           turning, or suddenly decreased
           speed            4
     Shifting lanes without safety
           precaution            2
     Improper dangerous parking            2
     Following too closely            4
     Failing to dim lights            2
     Operating with improper lights            2
     Operating with improper brakes            4
     Operating a vehicle in unsafe
           condition            2
     Driving in improper lane            2"

     B.            Section 56-5-2150 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

     "Section 56-5-2150.      (a)(A)      No person shall turn a vehicle or move right or left upon a roadway unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety nor without giving an appropriate signal as provided for in this section.
     (b)(B)      A signal of intention to turn or move right or left when required shall be given continuously during not less than the last one hundred feet traveled by the vehicle before turning.
     (c)(C)      No person shall stop or suddenly decrease the speed of a vehicle without first giving an appropriate signal in the manner provided herein to the driver of any vehicle immediately to the rear when there is opportunity to give such signal.
     (d)(D)      The signals required on vehicles by subsection (b)(B) of Section 56-5-2180, shall not be flashed on one side only on a disabled vehicle, flashed as a courtesy or 'do pass' signal to operators of other vehicles approaching from the rear, nor be flashed on one side only of a parked vehicle except as may be necessary for compliance with this section.
     (E)      A person who violates the provisions of this section must be fined twenty-five dollars, all or part of which may not be suspended. In addition no court costs, assessments, surcharges, or points may be assessed against the person or his driving record."

     C.      The repeal or amendment by this SECTION of any law, whether temporary or permanent or civil or criminal, does not affect pending actions, rights, duties, or liabilities founded thereon, or alter, discharge, release or extinguish any penalty, forfeiture, or liability incurred under the repealed or amended law, unless the repealed or amended provision shall so expressly provide. After the effective date of this SECTION, all laws repealed or amended by this SECTION must be taken and treated as remaining in full force and effect for the purpose of sustaining any pending or vested right, civil action, special proceeding, criminal prosecution, or appeal existing as of the effective date of this SECTION, and for the enforcement of rights, duties, penalties, forfeitures, and liabilities as they stood under the repealed or amended laws.      /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.