Mar 11, 2021
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION 2021 PRINCIPAL CLERK
SENATE BILL DRS15101-MW-78
Short Title: Durham/Reduce Speed Limits. (Local)
Sponsors: Senators Woodard and Murdock (Primary Sponsors).
1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
2 AN ACT TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMITS TO TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON
3 RESIDENTIAL STREETS IN DURHAM EXPERIENCING CONGESTION, AS
4 DETERMINED BY THE CITY OF DURHAM'S TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.
5 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
6 SECTION 1. Notwithstanding G.S. 20-141(b)(1), it shall be unlawful to operate a
7 vehicle in excess of 25 miles per hour on residential streets in Durham experiencing congestion,
8 as determined by the City of Durham's Transportation Department.
9 SECTION 2. This act only applies to the City of Durham.
10 SECTION 3. This act becomes effective December 1, 2021, and applies to offenses
11 committed on or after that date.