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s_tra_2016a_2016-04-12t13:59:41z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/12/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-173



SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-173 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:59 PM -- SB16-173



Senator Heath, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-173. Under current law, a local authority may authorize the use of golf cars on local roads but not on state highways. This bill allows a local authority to authorize a person driving a golf car on a local road to cross a state highway at an at-grade crossing in order to continue traveling on the local road. Local authorization can be by ordinance or resolution but only to the extent necessary for the local authority to regulate a local road and not to interfere with the normal operation of the state highway.



02:03 PM --
Mayor Joe Gierlach, representing the town of Nederland, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:11 PM --
Mayor John O'Brien, representing the town of Lyons, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:18 PM --
Jery Payne, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.





02:21 PM



Senator Heath wrapped up his presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

BILL: SB16-173
TIME: 02:22:13 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-173 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
Yes
Garcia
Yes
Todd
Yes
Scott
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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