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HOUSE BILL NO. 543
INTRODUCED BY F. SMITH
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REQUIRING NEW MOTOR VEHICLES PURCHASED IN THIS STATE TO BE EQUIPPED WITH DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
NEW SECTION. Section 1. Daytime running lights -- exception. (1) As used in this section, "daytime running lights" means front lamps, other than parking or fog lamps, that are wired to operate automatically during the daytime.
(2) A person may not purchase a new motor vehicle in this state after January 1, 2000, unless it is equipped with daytime running lights. This section does not apply to motorcycles, quadricycles, or motor-driven cycles.
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 61, chapter 9, part 2, and the provisions of Title 61, chapter 9, part 2, apply to [section 1].
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