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House Bill 1148


House Bill 1148

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Authorized emergency vehicles. Provides that a police vehicle must utilize a siren and a red and blue emergency signal lamp in order for certain traffic stops to be valid. Provides that an authorized emergency vehicle must utilize a siren when the authorized emergency vehicle is being operated in the immediate pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law. Provides that an individual commits resisting law enforcement if the individual flees from a law enforcement officer after the officer has, by visible and audible means, including operation of the law enforcement officer's siren and emergency lights, identified himself or herself as a law enforcement officer and ordered the person to stop. (Current law requires only identification by visible or audible means.) Makes technical corrections.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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