Senate File 186 - Introduced SENATE FILE 186 BY COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION (SUCCESSOR TO SF 43) A BILL FOR An Act to increase the maximum capacity of certain motor 1 vehicles operated by school district employees to transport 2 children to activity events or from school to home in 3 unusual situations. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1029SV (1) 88 kh/jh
S.F. 186 Section 1. Section 321.1, subsection 69, paragraph d, Code 1 2019, is amended to read as follows: 2 d. Designed New motor vehicles designed to carry not 3 more than nine persons as passengers or used and designed to 4 carry not more than eleven passengers , either school owned 5 or privately owned, which are used to transport pupils to 6 activity events in which the pupils are participants or used 7 to transport pupils to their homes in case of illness or 8 other emergency situations. The vehicles operated under the 9 provisions of this paragraph shall be operated by employees of 10 the school district who are specifically approved by the local 11 superintendent of schools for the assignment. 12 EXPLANATION 13 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 14 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 15 This bill adds to the exemptions from the definition of 16 “school bus” motor vehicles designed to carry not more than 11 17 passengers. 18 Such vehicles can only be used to transport pupils to 19 activity events the pupils are participating in or to transport 20 a pupil home due to illness or an emergency situation. 21 -1- LSB 1029SV (1) 88 kh/jh 1/ 1