UPDATE March 3, 2020: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 20-0; Consent Calendar)
UPDATE February 26, 2020: Executive session scheduled March 3rd 10:00 am Legislative Office Building 203 (if necessary)
UPDATE February 20, 2020: Public hearing scheduled for February 27th at 10:00 am at Legislative Office Building Rm 203
UPDATE January 8, 2020: The bill was reintroduced in the new 2020 legislative session and kept with the Transportation Committee.
House Bill 1137 was introduced on December 2, 2019 and referred to the House Transportation Committee.
The bill unnecessarily redefines “excessive speeding” for the purposes of identifying a “serious traffic violation” from traveling at a rate that is 15 miles per hour over the posted speed limit (current definition) down to 10 mph over the speed limit, or where the posted limit is 70 mph, from traveling 10 mph over the limit (current) down to 5 mph over the limit.