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SB 147 - Prohibits the Use of Social Media While Driving - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Social Media While Driving

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (34-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (94-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Use of Social Media While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the use of social media while driving.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless telecommunications device to “access, read, or post to a social networking site” (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “access, read, or post to a social networking site” as the use of a wireless telecommunications device to access, read, or post to any web-based service that allows individuals to construct a profile within a bounded system, manage a list of other users with whom the individual shares a connection, and communicate with other members of the site (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the tests administered to driver’s license and learner’s license applicants to include the individual’s knowledge of distracted driving issues (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Social Media While Driving

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