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SB 1289 - Cell Phone Use by Drivers Under 18 Prohibited - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (41-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phone Use by Drivers Under 18 Prohibited

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits drivers under the age of 18 years old from operating a motor vehicle on a public street or highway while using a cell phone or any other additional technology associated with a cell phone, unless they are talking to a parent, legal guardian, spouse, or to someone regarding an emergency situation. This bill specifies that this shall not apply to a vehicle that is stationary and that any person who violates this law shall pay a fine of $25.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phone Use by Drivers Under 18 Prohibited

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits drivers under the age of 18 years old from operating a motor vehicle on a public street or highway while using a cell phone or any other additional technology associated with a cell phone, unless they are talking to a parent, legal guardian, spouse, or to someone regarding an emergency situation. This bill specifies that this shall not apply to a vehicle that is stationary and that any person who violates this law shall pay a fine of $25.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Cell Phone Use by Drivers Under 18 Prohibited

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