INCREASE FINE FOR SPEEDING/SCHOOL ZONES.

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Senate Bill 49 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 8, 2011
TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR SPEEDING IN A SCHOOL ZONE FROM TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
Intro. by Allran.

Status: Ch. SL 2011-64 (Senate Action) (May 3 2011)

Bill History:

S 49/S.L. 2011-64

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 4 2011 - More information

    AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR SPEEDING IN A SCHOOL ZONE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/8/11, 2/28/11, 3/1/11, 3/23/11, and 4/27/11. Enacted May 3, 2011. Effective August 25, 2011.


  • Summary date: Apr 27 2011 - More information

    Conference report recommends the following changes to 4th edition to reconcile matters in controversy.
    Amends GS 20-141.1 and 20-141(e1) to clarify that the penalty for speeding in a school zone or on school property is $250 (rather than not less than $250).


  • Summary date: Mar 23 2011 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to 3rd edition.
    Amends GS 20-141.1 to remove language added in the third edition that required signage in the school zone to include notice of the maximum penalty for exceeding the authorized speed limit. Also amends the penalty for speeding in a school zone to not less than $250 (restores language in original edition). Adds a new section to make conforming changes to GS 20-141(e1), which concerns speed limits and speeding on school property. Changes the effective date to August 25, 2011 (was, December 1, 2011).


  • Summary date: Mar 1 2011 - More information

    Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
    Amends GS 20.141.1 to add that the required information on signs identifying an area as a school zone must include the maximum penalty for exceeding the authorized speed limit. Provides that the penalty for exceeding the posted speed limit in a school zone is not less than $100 and not more than $250 (was, penalty is $250). Amends the title to reflect the changes to the bill content.


  • Summary date: Feb 28 2011 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following change to 1st edition.
    Amends GS 20-141.1 to clarify that the penalty for speeding in a school zone is $250 (rather than not less than $250), and makes a conforming change to the title.


  • Summary date: Feb 8 2011 - More information

    Amends GS 20-141.1 as title indicates. Effective for offenses committed on or after December 1, 2011.


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