DURHAM/REDUCE SPEED LIMITS.

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House Bill 378 (Local) Filed Tuesday, March 23, 2021
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMITS TO TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON RESIDENTIAL STREETS IN DURHAM.
Intro. by Hawkins, Alston, Morey, Reives.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 13 2021)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title. Original title was AN ACT TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMITS TO TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON RESIDENTIAL STREETS IN DURHAM EXPERIENCING CONGESTION, AS DETERMINED BY THE CITY OF DURHAM'S TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.

H 378

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 12 2021 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Adds that for the purposes of this act, a residential street is defined as: (1) a street less than one mile long that does not connect thoroughfares or major traffic generators and does not collect traffic from more than 25 dwelling units or (2) a loop street less than 2,500 feet long. Provides that the speed limits set in the act are effective when appropriate signs are erected giving notice of the speed limit.


  • Summary date: May 5 2021 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Makes it unlawful to drive in excess of 25 miles per hour on residential streets in Durham (was, limited to residential streets that the City of Durham's Transportation Department has determined to be experiencing congestion). Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.


  • Summary date: Mar 23 2021 - More information

    Identical to S 240, filed 3/11/21.

    Makes it unlawful to drive in excess of 25 miles per hour on residential streets in Durham that the City of Durham's Transportation Department has determined to be experiencing congestion. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2021.


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