could double fines in posted highway work zones where construction
personnel are present.
raises the minimum fine from $40 to $80 for the first 10 mph over
the posted speed and raises the fee per additional mile per hour
over 10 from $1 to $2. These fines only apply to highway construction
zones where working construction personnel are present and where
the posted speed limit sign states, “Minimum Fee $80.”
House already passed the bill Feb. 13, and the Senate referred it
to the Transportation Committee, which re-referred it to the Appropriations
Committee. A committee hearing is scheduled for March 13.