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House Bill 1221


House Bill 1221

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Operating a vehicle recklessly. Provides that a person who operates a vehicle and recklessly drives at an unreasonable speed that endangers the safety or the property of others or blocks the proper flow of traffic, passes another vehicle from the rear while on a slope or on a curve where vision is obstructed, drives in and out of a line of traffic, speeds up or refuses to give half of the roadway to a driver overtaking and desiring to pass, or passes a school bus stopped on a roadway when the arm signal device is in the device's extended position commits a: (1) Class A misdemeanor instead of a Class B misdemeanor if the offense results in bodily injury to another person; and (2) a Class D felony instead of a Class B misdemeanor if the offense results in serious bodily injury to another person. Requires the court to recommend that the person's driving privileges be suspended for: (1) at least 90 days; and (2) not more than two years; if the offense results in bodily injury or serious bodily injury to another person.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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