Maine LD 545: An Act To Require That Traffic Lights Default to Flashing Mode between the Hours of Midnight and 6 a.m.

LD 545 (subjects: TRAFFIC REGULATIONS , SIGNALS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=545&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Kevin Battle of South Portland: (R – District 33) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/26/2015 House Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/26/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.
4/7/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Require That Traffic Lights Default to Flashing Mode between the Hours of Midnight and 6 a.m.

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 2057, as amended by PL 2007, c. 348, 21 and 22, is further amended by adding at the end a new paragraph to read:

A traffic-control device must default to rapid intermittent flashes of the colored lights between the hours of 12 midnight and 6 a.m. with yellow flashing lights on primary roads and red flashing lights on secondary roads.

SUMMARY

This bill requires that traffic lights default to a flashing mode between the hours of 12 midnight and 6 a.m.

Patterns of Support

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