Key Votes

HB 1339 - Increasing Driving Restrictions on Class E License Holders - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increasing Driving Restrictions on Class E License Holders

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (87-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Increasing Driving Restrictions on Class E License Holders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases driving restrictions on Class E intermediate driver's license holders beginning January 1, 2011.

Highlights:
-Increases the amount of supervised behind-the-wheel driving experience necessary to obtain a Class E intermediate driver's license from 35 to 50 hours, and requires that 10 of these hours be nighttime driving (Sec. 1). -Expands the period of day in which Class E intermediate driver's license holders are prohibited from driving from 11:00 PM until 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM until 5:00 AM (Sec. 1). -Prohibits individuals from obtaining a Class E intermediate driver's license if he or she has been convicted of any laws pertaining to drug or alcohol use in the previous 12 months (Sec. 1). -Prohibits the holder of a Class E intermediate driver's license from placing a vehicle in motion until every individual in the vehicle has been restrained by a properly fastened seat belt (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (59-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Increasing Driving Restrictions on Class E License Holders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases driving restrictions on Class E intermediate driver's license holders beginning January 1, 2011.

Highlights:

-Increases the minimum age for obtaining driver's license without meeting conditions regarding driver education or per-licensing training courses from 17 to 18 years of age (Sec. 1). -Increases the minimum age for obtaining a Class E intermediate driver's license from 15 to 15.5 years of age (Sec. 1). -Increases the amount of supervised behind-the-wheel driving experience necessary to obtain a Class E intermediate driver's license from 35 to 50 hours, and requires that 10 of these hours be nighttime driving (Sec. 1). -Expands the period of day in which Class E intermediate driver's license holders are prohibited from driving from 11:00 PM until 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM, but establishes an exemption to this prohibition for reasons associated with employment or school sponsored events (Sec. 1). -Prohibits individuals from obtaining a Class E intermediate driver's license if he or she has been convicted of any laws pertaining to drug or alcohol use in the previous 12 months (Sec. 1). -Prohibits the holder of a Class E intermediate driver's license from placing a vehicle in motion until every individual in the vehicle has been restrained by a properly fastened seat belt (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increasing Driving Restrictions on Class E License Holders

Sponsors

  • Hollis Downs (LA - R) (Out Of Office)