02RS HB639


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HB 639/FN/CI (BR 2182) - P. Clark

     AN ACT relating to penalties for a violation of traffic regulations.
     Amend KRS 189.990 to increase the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident; provide that if a person is seriously injured or killed, the person leaving the scene shall be guilty of a Class D felony; provide that person is subject to current penalty if a person in the accident receives minor injuries; amend KRS 281A.190 to conform.


     HCS/FN - Delete previous version and create two new sections of KRS Chapter 520 to define the crimes of leaving the scene of an accident in the first degree and in the second degree; amend KRS 189.580 to delete subsection (1) and to add a 48-hour requirement under the previous subsection (2); and amend KRS 186.560, 189.990, 189.999, 431.005, 431.015, and 431.410 to conform.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 19, 2002
     Mar 19-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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