SB 646 Tow trucks; certain requirements for connection between vehicles.
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Summary as introduced:
Connection between vehicles; tow trucks.  Provides that, when one vehicle is towing another, the fifth wheel, drawbar, trailer hitch, or similar device must (i) be structurally adequate for the weight being drawn, (ii) be properly and securely mounted, (iii) provide for adequate articulation at the connection without excessive slack, and (iv) be provided with a locking device that prevents accidental separation of the vehicles.

Full text:
01/19/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10103499D  pdf
03/08/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)  pdf
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0614)  pdf

Status:
01/19/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10103499D
01/19/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/28/10  Senate: Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
02/01/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/10  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/03/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/10  House: Read first time
02/08/10  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/16/10  House: Assigned Transportation sub: #3
02/23/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/25/10  House: Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N)
02/26/10  House: Read second time
03/01/10  House: Passed by temporarily
03/01/10  House: Read third time
03/01/10  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/08/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)
03/08/10  Senate: Signed by President
03/08/10  House: Signed by Speaker
04/11/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 614 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0614)