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Key Votes

SB 158 - Speed Limit Bill - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (51-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Speed Limit Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits motorists from driving faster than 70 miles per hour (mph) on an interstate or controlled access highway, faster than 65 mph on a multi-lane divided highway, and faster than 55 mph on a state highway unless the Department of Transportation and Development establishes a higher speed limit. The bill specifies that any proposed speed limit increase has to be approved by the House and Senate Committees on Transportation, Highways and Public Works.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Speed Limit Bill


  • Joe McPherson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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