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Lawmakers May Raise Fee for Illegal Parking in Handicapped Zone

Lawmakers May Raise Fee for Illegal Parking in Handicapped Zone

Updated - Jan. 23, 2003 at 8:02 a.m. | Posted - Jan. 23, 2003 at 8:02 a.m.



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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- A Utah Senate committee approved a measure that will double the fine for illegally parking in handicapped zones.

The current fine has been 100 dollars. But lawmakers say that raising the fine might do a better job of getting people's attention.

The measure, which also would double the 50 dollar fine for illegally parking in a school bus zone, now heads to the full Senate for consideration.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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