HB 2359 - Prohibits Cell Phone Use by Minors While Driving - Key Vote
Arizona Key Votes
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (41-17) - March 5, 2014(Key vote)
Title: Prohibits Cell Phone Use by Minors While Driving
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that prohibits certain individuals from using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle, effective June 30, 2015.
- Prohibits the following individuals from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communication device, except in the case of an emergency when stopping the motor vehicle is impossible or will create an additional emergency or safety hazard (Sec. 1):
- An individual with a Class D license; and
- An individual who has held a Class G license less than 6 months.
- Prohibits a peace officer from stopping or issuing a citation to an individual for a violation of this bill unless the peace officer has reasonable cause to believe that there is another alleged violation of a motor vehicle law (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) - Feb. 10, 2014
- Sonny Borrelli (AZ - R)
- Mark A. Cardenas (AZ - D)
- Karen Fann (AZ - R)
- David Livingston (AZ - R)
- John McComish (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Jamescita Mae Peshlakai (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
- Victoria Steele (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)