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HB 146 - Cell Phones While Driving - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phones While Driving

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that prohibits the use of hand-held cell phones while driving.

-Prohibits the use of a cell phone or other electronic communication device by a driver on a public road or highway (Sec. 1). -Makes exceptions when communicating in an emergency situation, such as calls made to 911, a hospital, the fire department, police, or other emergency agency (Sec. 1) -Allows for the use of hands-free attachments or features (Sec. 1). -Prohibits text messaging while driving (Sec. 1). -Requires that a driver be pulled over for another moving violation in order to receive a citation for using a cell phone while driving (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cell Phones While Driving


  • Austin J. Badon Jr. (LA - D) (Out Of Office)


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