2011 -- H 5122 AS AMENDED
A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES - ADJUDICATION OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES
Introduced By: Representatives Walsh, Fellela, Kennedy, Marcello, and Carnevale
Date Introduced: January 25, 2011
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 31-41.1 of the General Laws entitled "Adjudication of Traffic
Offenses" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
31-41.1-3.1. Mandatory court appearances. -- (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of
sections 31-41.1-2 or 31-41.1-3, any person who receives a third (3rd) summons within a twelve
(12) month period of time cannot plea or dispose of the charge by mail, but must appear in person
before a judge at the traffic tribunal or municipal court.
(b) The preceding twelve (12) month period shall be calculated from the date of the
issuance of the third (3rd) summons.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on October 1, 2011 and shall apply to offenses
committed on or after October 1, 2011.