HOUSE BILL 03-1216
BY REPRESENTATIVE(S) Stafford;
also SENATOR(S) Cairns, Isgar, Jones, and May R.
CONCERNING THE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR DRIVING SCHOOL VEHICLES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. Repeal. 12-15-101 (6), Colorado Revised Statutes, is repealed as follows:
12-15-101. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires: (6)
"Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, or association.
SECTION 2. 12-15-114 (1) (b) and (1) (e), Colorado Revised Statutes, are amended to read:
12-15-114. Equipment of vehicles. (1) Every motor vehicle used by a commercial driving school in the conduct of its course of driver training shall be equipped as follows: (b) The vehicle shall be equipped with dual controls on the foot brake
and on the clutch, if any, which THAT will enable the commercial driving instructor to bring the car under control in case of emergency.
The vehicle shall be equipped with an ignition toggle switch on the commercial driving instructor's side of the vehicle so as to allow the instructor to shut off the vehicle's power in the case of an emergency.
SECTION 3. Effective date. This act shall take effect at 12:01 a.m. on the day following the expiration of the ninety-day period after final adjournment of the general assembly that is allowed for submitting a referendum petition pursuant to article V, section 1 (3) of the state constitution; except that, if a referendum petition is filed against this act or an item, section, or part of this act within such period, then the act, item,section, or part, if approved by the people, shall take effect on the date of the official declaration of the vote thereon by proclamation of the governor.
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
CHIEF CLERK OF THE HOUSE
GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF COLORADO
Capital letters indicate new material added to existing statutes; dashes through words indicate deletions from existing statutes and such material not part of act.
NOTE: This bill has been prepared for the signature of the appropriate legislative officers and the Governor. To determine whether the Governor has signed the bill or taken other action on it, please consult the legislative status sheet, the legislative history, or the Session Laws.