Bill Summary for S 465 (2019-2020)

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Apr 2 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 465 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2019
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMIT FOR STATE-MAINTAINED ROADS LOCATED WITHIN A RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION.
Intro. by Gallimore, T. Alexander.

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Amends GS 20-141 to provide that the speed limit on State-maintained roads one mile or less in length within a residential subdivision is 25 miles per hour. The speed limit may be increased if two-thirds of property owners within the subdivision petition the Department of Transportation (DOT) for an increase and the DOT determines a higher speed is reasonable and safe. The speed limit may be decreased if the DOT determines that the current speed allowed is unsafe. Effective December 1, 2019.

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