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HB 103 - Prohibits Minors From Using Cell Phones While Driving - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

Spencer Cox voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Spencer Cox made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Minors From Using Cell Phones While Driving

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Minors From Using Cell Phones While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits minors from using cell phones while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual who is less than 18 years of age from using a cell phone to communicate with another individual while operating a motor vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts individuals in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • During a medical emergency;
    • When reporting a safety hazard;
    • When reporting criminal activity; or
    • When communicating with a parent or legal guardian.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as an infraction with a fine of up to $25 (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the Driver License Division from assessing points against the driving records of individuals in violation of this bill (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Minors From Using Cell Phones While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits minors from using cell phones while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual who is less than 18 years of age from using a cell phone to communicate with another individual while operating a motor vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts individuals in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • During a medical emergency;
    • When reporting a safety hazard;
    • When reporting criminal activity; or
    • When communicating with a parent or legal guardian.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as an infraction with a fine of up to $25 (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the Driver License Division from assessing points against the driving records of individuals in violation of this bill (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Minors From Using Cell Phones While Driving

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