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SB 756 - Prohibits Teens from Using Cell Phones While Driving - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

Vicki Barnett voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Teens from Using Cell Phones While Driving

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Teens from Using Cell Phones While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits certain drivers from talking on a cell phone while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individuals with a level 1 or 2 graduated license from talking on a cell phone while driving except when reporting:
    • A traffic hazard, medical emergency, or serious road hazard;
    • A situation in which the person believes his or her safety is in jeopardy; or
    • A crime against another person that has occurred or seems likely to occur.
  • Exempts from the provisions of this act the use of voice operated systems that are integrated in the vehicle.
  • Specifies that a violation of this act is a civil infraction.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Teens from Using Cell Phones While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits certain drivers from talking on a cell phone while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individuals with a level 1 or 2 graduated license from talking on a cell phone while driving except when reporting:
    • A traffic hazard, medical emergency, or serious road hazard;
    • A situation in which the person believes his or her safety is in jeopardy; or
    • A crime against another person that has occurred or seems likely to occur.
  • Exempts from the provisions of this act the use of voice operated systems that are integrated in the vehicle.
  • Specifies that a violation of this act is a civil infraction.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Teens from Using Cell Phones While Driving

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