2007 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 935

File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Sponsored By:
Senators Robey, DeGrange, Hogan, Kasemeyer, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Stoltzfus
Entitled:
Vehicle Laws - Traffic Control Signals - Exit Ramps

Synopsis:

Requiring vehicular traffic approaching a highway from an exit ramp from an expressway and facing a nonfunctioning traffic control signal to stop at a specified location and to remain stopped until it is safe to continue onto the highway; providing for the assessment of specified points for a violation of the Act; and establishing that a specified penalty applies to a violation of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
2/26
First Reading Senate Rules
3/2
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
3/7
Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
3/29
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/27
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/28
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
4/4
Returned Passed
House Action
3/27
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
4/3
Re-referred Environmental Matters
Hearing 4/5 at 1:00 p.m.
4/6
Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
4/3
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/4
Third Reading Passed (139-1)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/17
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 582

Sponsored by:

Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Drivers' Licenses
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Transportation
( 16-402 , 21-209 , 27-101 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 28, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House
April 4, 2007: Third Reading Passed (139-1)