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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 273
FlexAuto lanes; authorize Department of Transportation to implement
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 32 and 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to highways, bridges, and ferries and motor vehicles and traffic, respectively, so as to authorize the Department of Transportation to implement FlexAuto lanes; to provide that a FlexAuto lane shall be an area designated as a special lane of travel created by converting emergency lane and hard shoulder areas on the left or right side of an interstate highway or other road into a rush hour traffic lane for use by automobiles only during certain hours; to state legislative findings, determinations, and recommendations; to provide for striping, marking, and signage of FlexAuto lanes; to regulate the use of such lanes and provide for criminal punishment of violations; to provide for conditions and limitations; to provide for other related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/06/2005 - Act 135
May/06/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
May/03/2005 - Effective Date
Apr/04/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/25/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/16/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/07/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/03/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2005 - House Hopper
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Vote #302Yea(34)Nay(15)NV(5)
Feb/16/2005 - House Vote #64Yea(103)Nay(57)NV(13)
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