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2021 HB 5429: An Act Concerning Pedestrian Safety, Vision Zero Council, Speed Limits In Municipalities, Fines And Charges For Certain Violations, The Greenways Commemorative Account And Maintenance Work Zone And School Zone Safety Enforcement.

To (1) require motorists to grant the right-of-way to pedestrians who affirmatively indicate their intention to cross the road in a crosswalk; (2) increase the fine for operating a motor vehicle while using a hand-held mobile telephone or electronic device; (3) increase the additional fee provided to municipalities for certain traffic violations; (4) establish a fine for opening the door of a motor vehicle in a way that impedes the travel of a pedestrian or a person riding a bicycle; (5) allow local traffic authorities to establish speed limits and pedestrian safety zones; (6) establish the greenways commemorative account; (7) allow the use of automated traffic enforcement safety devices within maintenance work zones; and (8) establish a pilot program to use automated traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones.

Sponsors

  • Horn, Maria P.
  • Pavalock-d'amato, Cara Christine
  • Reyes, Geraldo C.
  • Morrin Bello, Amy
  • Hampton, John K.
  • Mushinsky, Mary M.
  • Maroney, James J.
  • Santiago, Hilda E.
  • Concepcion, Julio A.
  • Kavros Degraw, Eleni
  • Simmons, Caroline
  • Cook, Michelle L.
  • Comey, Robin E.
  • Gibson, Bobby G.
  • Ritter, Matthew
  • Phipps, Quentin W.
  • Lemar, Roland J.
  • Mccarthy Vahey, Cristin
  • Leeper, Jennifer
  • Berger-girvalo, Aimee
  • Welander, Mary
  • Elliott, Josh
  • Currey, Jeff
  • Parker, John-michael
  • Garibay, Jane M.
  • Farrar, Kate
  • Cassano, Steve
  • Gilchrest, Jillian
  • Michel, David
  • Devlin, Laura M.
  • Winkler, Michael A.

Actions

2021-01-22 REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Transportation
2021-01-25 PUBLIC HEARING 0127
2021-03-03 Joint Favorable Substitute
2021-03-04 FILED WITH LCO
2021-03-12 REFERRED TO Office of Legislative Research AND Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/17/21
2021-03-18 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-03-18 FAV. RPT., TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDER
2021-03-18 HOUSE CALENDAR NUMBER 94
2021-03-18 FILE NO. 83
2021-04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON Judiciary
2021-04-20 Joint Favorable
2021-04-21 FILED WITH LCO
2021-04-21 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-04-21 NO NEW FILE BY COMM. ON Judiciary
2021-04-21 TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDAR
2021-04-26 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON Finance, Revenue and Bonding
2021-05-03 Joint Favorable
2021-05-03 FILED WITH LCO
2021-05-03 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-05-04 NO NEW FILE BY COMM. ON Finance, Revenue and Bonding
2021-05-04 TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDAR
2021-05-19 HOUSE ADOPTED HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-19 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-21 FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.
2021-05-21 SENATE CALENDAR NUMBER 468
2021-05-21 FILE NO. 710
2021-05-26 SEN. ADOPTED HO. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-26 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-26 IN CONCURRENCE
2021-06-01 PUBLIC ACT 21-28
2021-06-02 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
2021-06-02 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
2021-06-07 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

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