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HB 1013 - Prohibiting Text Messaging While Driving - Key Vote

Arkansas Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting Text Messaging While Driving

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (86-2) -
Legislation - Passage With Amendment (Senate) (27-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (78-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Text Messaging While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill prohibiting the use of hand held wireless telephones for the purposes of text messaging, typing, emailing, or accessing the Internet while operating a motor vehicle.

Highlights:
-Exempts law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance drivers, and emergency medical technicians who are performing official duties (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Text Messaging While Driving

Sponsors

  • Ray Kidd (AR - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Fred Allen (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Dennis 'Denny' Altes (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Duffy Blount (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Bookout (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard L. Carroll (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David R. Cook (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Curren Everett (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank D. Glidewell (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clark M. Hall (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Johnny Hoyt (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry D. 'Buddy' Lovell (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara A. Nix (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Patterson (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Gregg' Reep (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lance Reynolds (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tiffany Rogers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Sample (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene 'Doc' Shelby (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsley Smith (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy W. Stewart (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charolette Wagner (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robbie Wills (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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