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S.F. No. 1753 - Probable Cause for Violation of Work Zone Law (First Engrossment)
Author: Senator Jason Rarick
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: March 28, 2019


Section 1. Obedience to work zone flaggers. A peace officer may issue a citation to a driver if the peace officer has probable cause to believe that the person has violated a work zone law. A peace officer has probable cause if: (1) a qualified work zone flagger has reported a violation that includes a description of the vehicle and the time of the incident; (2) the person is operating the vehicle described in the report; and (3) it is within the four-hour period following the time of the incident. A work zone flagger is qualified to report an incident if the flagger has completed the specified training. Clarifying changes are made. This section is effective on August 1, 2019.


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