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House Bill 1579


House Bill 1579

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Driver and passengers at scene of accident. Establishes procedures for a driver or occupant of a vehicle involved in accidents resulting in injury to or death of a person, if the driver or occupant is physically and mentally capable of following the procedures. Makes it a Class C misdemeanor for a driver to fail to remain at the scene of the accident or for a passenger to fail to provide necessary information and render reasonable assistance at the scene of an accident resulting in injury or death if the driver is incapacitated. Provides that a passenger who fails to remain at the scene of an accident resulting in injury or death until released by authorities commits a Class B infraction.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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