Senate File 2067 - Reprinted SENATE FILE 2067 BY SHIPLEY (As Amended and Passed by the Senate February 19, 2018 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to lighted headlamps on motor vehicles, and 1 making penalties applicable. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 SF 2067 (3) 87 ns/rh/jh
S.F. 2067 Section 1. Section 321.384, Code 2018, is amended to read 1 as follows: 2 321.384 When lighted lamps required. 3 1. Every motor vehicle upon operated on a highway within the 4 state, at any time from sunset to sunrise, and at such other 5 times when conditions such as during any period of fog, snow, 6 sleet, or rain provide insufficient lighting to render clearly 7 discernible persons and vehicles on the highway at a distance 8 of five hundred feet ahead , shall display lighted headlamps as 9 provided in section 321.415 , subject to exceptions provided in 10 this chapter with respect to parked vehicles as hereinafter 11 stated . 12 2. Whenever Any requirement is hereinafter declared as to 13 provided in this chapter regarding the distance from which 14 certain lamps and devices shall render objects visible or 15 within which such lamps or devices shall be visible , said 16 provisions shall apply during the times stated in subsection 17 1 of this section upon a straight level unlighted highway 18 under normal atmospheric conditions unless a different time or 19 condition is expressly stated. 20 Sec. 2. Section 321.415, Code 2018, is amended by adding the 21 following new subsection: 22 NEW SUBSECTION . 3. A motor vehicle’s factory-installed 23 daytime running headlamps shall be deemed to satisfy the 24 requirements of subsection 1 if the distribution of light is 25 directed high enough and is of sufficient intensity to reveal 26 persons and vehicles at a safe distance in advance of the 27 vehicle. 28 -1- SF 2067 (3) 87 ns/rh/jh 1/ 1