CHAPTER NO. 753
HOUSE BILL NO. 2679
By Representatives Langster, Ralph Cole, Armstrong, Ferguson, Caldwell, McDonald, Bone, Lewis, Eckles, Garrett, Arriola, Odom, Halteman Harwell, Pruitt, Sherry Jones, West, Fowlkes, McMillan, Head, Rinks, Ridgeway, Pinion, Walley, Fitzhugh, Kent, Cooper, Bowers, Miller, John DeBerry, Brooks, Ulysses Jones
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2616
By Senator Haynes, Miller
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-8-151, relative to criminal offenses involving school buses.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-8-151, is amended by deleting subsection (a)(5) and substituting instead the following:
(A) It is a Class C misdemeanor for any person to fail to comply with any provision of this subsection other than the requirement that a motor vehicle stop upon approaching a school bus.
(B) It is a Class B misdemeanor punishable only by a fine for any person to fail to comply with the provision of this subsection requiring a motor vehicle to stop upon approaching a school bus.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.
April 6, 1998
APPROVED this 15th day of April 1998