IN SB0079 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


School bus stop arm violation enforcement. Provides that the registered owner of a vehicle commits an infraction if the registered owner's vehicle does not stop on a roadway or a private road when the arm signal device is in the device's extended position. Provides a defense for a registered owner who was not driving the vehicle at the time of the violation. Requires a registered owner who uses a defense to provide any documentation, and to fully cooperate with law enforcement regarding the person who may be responsible for the violation. Specifies that: (1) the bureau of motor vehicles may not assess points for a violation; and (2) an adjudication for a violation does not create a presumption of liability in a civil action.

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School bus stop arm violation enforcement.



2023-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2023-01-09SenateAuthored by Senator Niemeyer


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