SB 298-1_ Filed 02/23/2004, 09:56 Wolkins


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    FAILED        Ayes _______
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    RULED OUT OF ORDER


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Senate Bill 298 be amended to read as follows:

    Page 11, between lines 34 and 35, begin a new paragraph and insert:
"SECTION 2. IC 9-21-5-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004: Sec. 2. Except when a special hazard exists that requires lower speed for compliance with section 1 of this chapter, the slower speed limit specified in this section or established as authorized by section 3 of this chapter is the maximum lawful speed. A person may not drive a vehicle on a highway at a speed in excess of the following maximum limits:
        (1) Thirty (30) miles per hour in an urban district.
        (2) Fifty-five (55) miles per hour, except as provided in subdivisions (1), (3), and (4), (6), and (7).
        (3) Sixty-five (65) Seventy (70) miles per hour on a highway on the national system of interstate and defense highways located outside of an urbanized area (as defined in 23 U.S.C. 101) with a population of at least fifty thousand (50,000), except as provided in subdivision (4).
        (4) Sixty (60) Sixty-five (65) miles per hour for a vehicle (other than a bus) having a declared gross weight greater than twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds on a highway on the national system of interstate and defense highways located outside an urbanized area (as defined in 23 U.S.C. 101) with a population of at least fifty thousand (50,000).
        (5) Fifteen (15) miles per hour in an alley.
         (6) Sixty-five (65) miles per hour on a highway that:
            (A) is not designated as a part of the national system of interstate and defense highways;


            (B) has four (4) or more lanes;
            (C) is divided into two (2) or more roadways by:
                (i) an intervening space that is unimproved and not intended for vehicular travel;
                (ii) a physical barrier; or
                (iii) a dividing section constructed to impede vehicular traffic; and
            (D) is located outside of an urbanized area (as defined in 23 U.S.C. 101) with a population of at least fifty thousand (50,000);
        except as provided in subdivision (7).
        (7) Sixty (60) miles per hour for a vehicle (other than a bus) having a declared gross weight greater than twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds on a highway that:
            (A) is not designated as a part of the national system of interstate and defense highways;
            (B) has four (4) or more lanes;
            (C) is divided into two (2) or more roadways by:
                (i) an intervening space that is unimproved and not intended for vehicular travel;
                (ii) a physical barrier; or
                (iii) a dividing section constructed to impede vehicular traffic; and
            (D) is located outside of an urbanized area (as defined in 23 U.S.C. 101) with a population of at least fifty thousand (50,000).
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 298 as printed February 20, 2004.)

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Representative WOLKINS


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