HB128 (2017) Detail

Requiring pedestrians to obey signals at railroad grade crossings.


HB 128 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0061

03/08

 

HOUSE BILL 128

 

AN ACT requiring pedestrians to obey signals at railroad grade crossings.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Avellani, Carr. 5; Rep. Comeau, Carr. 5; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies that pedestrians must obey signals at railroad grade crossings.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0061

03/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT requiring pedestrians to obey signals at railroad grade crossings.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Pedestrian Duties; Signal Indicating Approach of Train.  Amend RSA 265:34 to read as follows:

265:34  Pedestrians Subject to Traffic Signs and Regulations.  A pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any traffic sign or regulation specifically applicable to him or her, unless otherwise directed by a police officer.  Pedestrians shall be subject to traffic and pedestrian control signals as provided in RSA 265:9 unless required by local ordinance to comply strictly with such signals.  Pedestrians approaching railroad grade crossings shall comply with the requirements in RSA 265:48.  At all other places, pedestrians shall be accorded the privileges and shall be subject to the restrictions stated in this chapter.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

Links

HB128 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 18, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB128 Revision: 784 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 3:37 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Transportation HJ 2 P. 17
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 01:30 PM LOB 203
Jan. 18, 2017 Executive Session: 01/18/2017 03:00 PM LOB 203
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/02/2017 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 9 P. 6
Feb. 2, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 6