Bill Status of SB1916 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-RECKLESS CONDUCT
Sen. William Delgado
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 concerning the offense of reckless conduct. Provides that the offense is also committed when a person who, while operating a motor vehicle, causes bodily harm to or endangers the bodily safety of a vulnerable user of the public way if he or she performs recklessly the acts that cause the harm or endanger safety, whether they otherwise are lawful or unlawful. Provides that the penalty is a Class A misdemeanor. If the person causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to a vulnerable user of the public way, the penalty is a Class 4 felony. Provides that the fine for the first offense in either case shall not exceed $10,000. Defines "vulnerable user of the public way" as any of the following persons who are lawfully present on the roadway or shoulder of a public way: (1) pedestrians, (2) highway workers, (3) persons engaged in equine activities, (4) persons operating a farm tractor or other implement of husbandry, or (5) persons operating or using a motorcycle, bicycle, scooter, skateboard, roller skates, or in-line skates. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/20/2009||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado|| 2/20/2009||Senate||First Reading|| 2/20/2009||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/4/2009||Senate||Assigned to Criminal Law|| 3/12/2009||Senate||Do Pass Criminal Law; 007-000-001|| 3/12/2009||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009|| 8/15/2009||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|