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SB 278: Traffic Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Baxley

Traffic Offenses; Creating the “Vulnerable Road User Act”; providing criminal penalties for a person who commits a moving violation that causes serious bodily injury to, or causes the death of, a vulnerable road user; requiring that the person who commits the moving violation pay a specified fine, serve a minimum period of house arrest, and attend a driver improvement course; requiring that the court revoke the person’s driver license for a minimum specified period, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/16/2020 Senate • Filed
1/11/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
1/12/2021 Senate • Original reference(s)- removed: Regulated Industries
• References corrected to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 57
• Now in Transportation
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Transportation