SB 171 Repeals plank requirement for owners of tractors and other farm equipment
Sponsor: Purgason
LR Number: 0893S.01P Fiscal Note: 0893-01
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources
Last Action: 4/19/2005 - Voted Do Pass H Agriculture Policy Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 171 - The act removes Section 229.160, RSMo from the law. The section requires all persons owning, among other things, tractors, and moving those vehicles over public highways to lay down planks on the floors of all bridges. If such planks are not laid the person responsible for the vehicle is held liable for double the amount of injury caused to the bridge in question.