A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SCHOOL BUSES
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 31-22 of the General Laws entitled "Miscellaneous Rules" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
31-22-11.7. Unauthorized school bus entry. -- (a) Any person over eighteen (18) years of age who enters a school bus as defined in section 31-1-3(i) without prior authorization of the driver or a school official, and who refuses to disembark after being ordered to do so by the driver, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) A school district may place a notice at the entrance of the school bus that warns against the unauthorized entry or refusal to disembark prohibited by this section.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.