HB16-1319

HB16-1319 - Prohibit Coal Rolling In Diesel Vehicles

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning A Prohibition Against Intentionally Increasing A Diesel-Powered Vehicle's Particulate Emissions For The Purpose Of "Coal Rolling".

The bill prohibits "coal rolling", or "rolling coal", which is the act of intentionally blowing black smoke through one or more exhaust pipes attached to a diesel vehicle after modifying, disabling, bypassing, or removing the vehicle's pollution controls, for the purpose of harassing another driver, a bicyclist, or a pedestrian or obstructing or obscuring the view of another driver, a bicyclist, or a pedestrian. A person who violates the prohibition commits a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense, punishable by 10 to 90 days in jail or a $150 to $300 fine, or both, and is subject to 3 points assessed against the person's driver's license.

Senate Committees

Latest update: April 26, 2016
04/26/2016 Senate Committee on Transportation Postpone Indefinitely
04/18/2016 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Transportation
04/18/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/15/2016 House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/13/2016 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/12/2016 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/07/2016 House Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/02/2016 Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Energy