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S 1274 - Prohibits Texting While Driving - Key Vote

Idaho Key Votes

Pete Nielsen, Sr. voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Pete Nielsen, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Texting While Driving

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (29-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Texting While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that prohibits texting while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from texting while driving (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a texting while driving infraction does not count toward violation point counts or for moving violations for insurance purposes (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “texting” as reviewing or preparing a written message for transmission via a handheld electronic device (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts from the provisions of this bill voice-operated and hands-free devices (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (53-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Texting While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits texting while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from texting while driving (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a texting while driving infraction does not count toward violation point counts or for moving violations for insurance purposes (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “texting” as reviewing or preparing a written message for transmission via a handheld electronic device (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts from the provisions of this bill voice-operated and hands-free devices (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Texting While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits texting while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from texting while driving (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “texting” as reviewing or preparing a written message for transmission via a handheld electronic device (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts from the provisions of this bill drivers of law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical vehicles (Sec.1).
  • Exempts voice-operated and hands-free devices from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Texting While Driving

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