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HB 72 - Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

Toi Hutchinson voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (96-21) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (32-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits using a wireless telephone in school, construction or maintenance speed zones while operating a motor vehicle on a roadway, unless the wireless telephone is voice-activated.

Highlights:
-Prohibits all drivers from using a wireless telephone while operating a motor vehicle on a roadway in school zones or in a construction or maintenance speed zone (Sec. 5). -Allows use of wireless phones for emergency purposes, including emergency calls to a law enforcement agency, health care provider, fire department or other emergency service (Sec. 5). -Allows use of wireless phones in speed zones when phones are set on voice-activated mode (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (90-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits using a wireless telephone in school, construction or maintenance speed zones while operating a motor vehicle on a roadway.

Highlights:
-Prohibits all drivers from using a wireless telephone while operating a motor vehicle on a roadway in school zones or in construction or maintenance speed zones (Sec. 5). -Allows use of wireless phones for emergency purposes, including emergency calls to a law enforcement agency, health care provider, fire department or other emergency service (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones

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