KY HB189 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 26 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-01 - to Transportation (S)
Pending: Senate Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 67 to define "owner," "code enforcement board," "county," "camera monitoring system," "recorded images," and "stop arm camera violation"; permit the legislative body of a county to enact an ordinance to authorize the use of camera monitoring systems by a local school district and permit the enforcement of a civil penalty for a stop arm camera violation recorded by a camera monitoring system; permit the legislative body of a county to enter into an interlocal agreement to implement and enforce such ordinances; provide that a legislative body shall set the amount of the civil penalty; to provide that the revenue generated from a civil penalty shall be retained by the county; require specific notice for a stop arm camera violation; require the legislative body of a county to designate a form for a stop arm camera violation; establish defenses to a stop arm camera violation; define the procedures for a contest to a stop arm camera violation; require a recipient of a stop arm camera violation to pay or contest the violation within 60 days; allow for suspension of registration for failure to pay a fine; require a county to notify the Transportation Cabinet of the need to release a suspension within one business day of payment; amend KRS 189.370 to require traffic in the opposite direction of a school bus to stop for a school bus on highways that are not divided by a raised barrier or unpaved median.

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AN ACT relating to school bus safety.


Roll Calls

2021-02-25 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 117 (Y: 92 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-03-01Senateto Transportation (S)
2021-02-26Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-02-26Senatereceived in Senate
2021-02-25House3rd reading, passed 92-3 with floor amendment (1)
2021-02-24Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2021-02-24Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 25, 2021
2021-02-24House2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-23Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2021-02-10Houseposted in committee
2021-02-02Houseto Transportation (H)
2021-01-06Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-01-06Houseintroduced in House


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