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  • NJ A4335
  • "Antwan's Law"; allows counties and municipalities to establish, or request DOT to establish, reduced speed limits near schools.*
Introduced
(11/21/2016)
In Committee
(5/18/2017)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill is named "Antwan's Law" in memory of Antwan Timbers, Jr., a high school student who was tragically killed while walking alongside Route 130 in Burlington City, Burlington County. The bill reduces the speed limit on Route 130 near Burlington City High School and the Wilbur Watts Intermediate School in Burlington City. The speed limit is reduced to 25 miles per hour on the portions of Route 130 that are directly adjacent to the schools. The speed limit is reduced to 35 miles per hour on the portions of Route 130 approaching the newly reduced speed limit zone. The fine for speeding on the portions of Route 130 designated under the bill is set at triple the typical fine for speeding.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Transportation and Independent Authorities
Reported from Assembly Comm. as a Substitute, 2nd Reading  (on 5/18/2017)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
5/18/2017 A Reported from Assembly Comm. as a Substitute, 2nd Reading
11/21/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 5/18/2017 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Substitution 8 1 4