General Assembly: 80 (2003 Regular GA) - Chapter 2 - Motor vehicle traffic regulation — stationary utility or municipal maintenance vehicles


Published: 2003-03-05

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2LAWS OF THE EIGHTIETH G.A., 2003 SESSIONCH. 2

CH. 2CH. 2

CHAPTER 2

MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC REGULATION — STATIONARY UTILITY OR MUNICIPAL MAINTENANCE VEHICLES

H.F. 66

AN ACT requiring motor vehicle operators to take certain precautions when passing station- ary utilitymaintenance ormunicipalmaintenance vehicles andmaking a penalty applica- ble.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 321.323A, subsection 2, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: 2. The operator of a motor vehicle approaching a stationary towing or recovery vehicle, a

stationary utility maintenance vehicle, a stationary municipal maintenance vehicle, or a sta- tionary highway maintenance vehicle, that is displaying flashing yellow, amber, or red lights, shall approach the vehiclewith due caution and shall proceed in one of the followingmanners, absent any other direction by a peace officer: a. Make a lane change into a lane not adjacent to the towing, recovery, utility maintenance,

municipal maintenance, or highwaymaintenance vehicle if possible in the existing safety and traffic conditions. b. If a lane change under paragraph “a” would be impossible, prohibited by law, or unsafe,

reduce the speed of the motor vehicle to a reasonable and proper speed for the existing road and traffic conditions, which speed shall be less than the posted speed limit, and be prepared to stop.

Approved March 5, 2003

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CH. 3CH. 3

CHAPTER 3

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES — FEES — APPROPRIATION

S.F. 127

AN ACT establishing a special breast cancer awareness motor vehicle registration plate and appropriating fees from such plates for breast cancer screening.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 321.34, Code 2003, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 23. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PLATES. a. Upon application and payment of the proper fees, the director may issue breast cancer

awareness plates to an owner of a motor vehicle referred to in subsection 12. b. Breast cancer awareness plates shall contain an image of a pink ribbon and shall be de-

signed by the department in consultation with the Susan G. Komen foundation. c. The special fee for letter number designated breast cancer awareness plates is thirty-five

dollars. The fee for personalized breast cancer awareness plates is twenty-five dollars, which shall be paid in addition to the special breast cancer awareness fee of thirty-five dollars. The