CT HB05324 | 2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-1)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-27 - Public Hearing 03/02
Pending: Joint Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To (1) require motorists to grant the right-of-way to pedestrians who affirmatively indicate their intention to cross the road in a crosswalk; (2) allow local traffic authorities to establish lower speed limits on streets under their jurisdiction by holding a public hearing regarding such speed limits and providing notification of such speed limits to the Office of the State Traffic Administration; (3) increase the fine for operating a motor vehicle while using a hand-held mobile telephone or electronic device; (4) increase the additional fee provided to municipalities for certain traffic violations; (5) establish a fine for opening the door of a motor vehicle in a way that impedes the travel of a pedestrian or a person riding a bicycle; and (6) establish the greenways commemorative account.

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Title

An Act Concerning Pedestrian Safety At Crosswalks, Speed Limits In Municipalities, Fines And Charges For Certain Violations And The Greenways Commemorative Account.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-27HousePublic Hearing 03/02
2020-02-26HouseReferred to Joint Committee on Transportation

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