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SB19-175

Serious Bodily Injury Vulnerable Road User Penalties

Concerning the penalties imposed on the driver of a motor vehicle who causes serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user - appropriation. The act makes it a class 1 traffic misdemeanor when careless driving of a motor vehicle is the proximate cause of serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user, which is defined in the act. The act allows the court to require the violator to attend a driver improvement course and to require the violator to perform useful public service. The act also subjects a violator to a restitution order and 12 points pursuant to the point system schedule.

For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, the act appropriates $1,575 from the licensing services cash fund to the department of revenue for use by the division of motor vehicles.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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