BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
Section 1: Title, Effective Date, and Enforcement
A) This bill shall be known as "A bill to replace and redefine ‘A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking’ "
B) This bill shall become effective immediately upon passage from both chambers of the Congress and signed by the Governor.
C) Any person who is designated as a Law Enforcement Employee or an employee within a Law Enforcement Agency is permitted to execute this bill.
Section 2: Definitions
A) Hereinafter the word “Crosswalk” shall refer to any road markings on the road which is marked to allow civilians to the right of way.
B) Hereinafter the word “Jaywalking” shall be defined as; Walking in the middle of the roadway when a crosswalk is nearby.
C) Hereinafter “A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking” shall be defined as; A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking
D) Hereinafter “A Bill to Amend A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking” shall be defined as; A Bill to Amend A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking
Section 3: Clarifications
A) Crosswalks will allow legal pathways for citizens to be able to cross the road legally and this will allow LEOs to enforce jaywalking.
B) Crosswalks will be made by the Department of Development and will be placed on intersections, traffic circles, and anywhere else where needed.
C) Pedestrians can’t step right out into traffic. Pedestrians must wait until traffic is clear or a signal of right of way for the pedestrian is given. Pedestrians shall not unreasonably impede traffic. Pedestrians may not suddenly leave the curb and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close it is impossible for the driver to yield.
D) Drivers shall yield the right-of-way by slowing down or stopping if need be to yield to a pedestrian crossing within a crosswalk when pedestrian is upon the half of the road in which the vehicle is traveling or when pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the road as to be in danger.
Section 4: Nullifications
A) “A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking” shall be declared null and void.
B) “A Bill to Amend A Bill to Establish Crosswalks and Jaywalking” shall be declared null and void.
Section 5: Illegalities
A) It shall be illegal for a person to jaywalk as defined in Section 2B.
Section 6: Sanctions for Unlawful Actions
A) Actions in violation of section 5 of this act shall be regarded as a misdemeanor.
B) Any person who violates Section 5 shall have the penalty of a citation of 50 dollars on their first offense and shall be charged 25 dollars more per violation of this legislation, not exceeding 500 dollars.
C) This section shall not be constructed to limited in any way the Judiciary from assigning more or less time in prison, or fines, for a violation of this law.
Respectfully submitted to the Congress of the State of Firestone,