Description: Motor vehicle operator; unlawful not to stop vehicle when pursued by law enforcement vehicle.
History of Actions:
|1||01/07/97||(H)||Referred To Judiciary B|
|2||02/04/97||(H)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 1997|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Endt
Title: AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 97-9-74, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO FAIL OR REFUSE TO BRING HIS VEHICLE TO A STOP WHEN PURSUED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE DISPLAYING EMERGENCY LIGHTS AND/OR SOUNDING AN AUDIBLE SIREN; TO PRESCRIBE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUCH LAW; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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