Lawmaker: Parade bill would be ‘knee-jerk’ reaction

September 9, 2010 at 3:12 am in The Daily Republic

A local lawmaker says legislation that may be introduced by state Sen. Frank Kloucek in the upcoming legislative session is a knee-jerk reaction to a Wagner parade incident.
Kloucek, D- Scotland, recently announced plans to introduce a bill that would require an outrider a single horse and rider that helps keep a team of horses under control with every team of two or more horses in a public parade. The announcement came only days after three people suffered injuries when two mules pulling a wagon were spooked and ran into Labor Day parade spectators in Wagner. Continue Reading