KY HB33 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 29 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 38)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #3) [PDF]


Amend KRS 189.300 to provide that the operator of any vehicle moving upon a highway is to keep to the right unless signage or markings indicate otherwise; amend KRS 189.340 to require vehicles overtaking bicycles to pass at a distance of at least three feet; provide that if there is not a minimum distance of three feet available, the passing vehicle is to use reasonable caution; specify when a motor vehicle may pass a bicycle to the left of the center of a roadway.

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AN ACT relating to the overtaking of bicycles on a roadway.


Roll Calls

2018-03-16 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 322 (Y: 78 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 17) [PASS]
2018-03-12 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/SCS 1 RSN# 526 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-02-09 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 109 (Y: 73 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 22) [PASS]


2018-03-29Housesigned by Governor (Acts, ch. 38)
2018-03-19Housedelivered to Governor
2018-03-19Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2018-03-19Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2018-03-16Housepassed 78-5
2018-03-16HouseHouse concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-14Houseposted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
2018-03-13Houseto Rules (H)
2018-03-13Housereceived in House
2018-03-12Senate3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-08Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 12, 2018
2018-03-08Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2018-03-07Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-02-14Senateto Transportation (S)
2018-02-12Senatereceived in Senate
2018-02-09House3rd reading, passed 73-3
2018-02-08Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 9, 2018
2018-02-07House2nd reading, to Rules
2018-02-06Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2018-02-02Houseposted in committee
2018-01-02Houseto Transportation (H)
2018-01-02Houseintroduced in House
2017-08-16HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).

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