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4114D306A5B859C9872583A1005DB9F8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-012

SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date Feb 14, 2019      
Location SCR 352



SB19-012 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:03:50 AM  

Senator Court introduced Senate Bill 19-012. Under current law, drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using a mobile electronic device while driving, while drivers over 18 are prohibited from texting and driving.  This bill prohibits the use of a mobile electronic device while driving for all drivers unless the driver is contacting a public safety entity, there is an emergency, or the driver is using a hands free accessory.  The committee previously considered witness testimony on the bill on January 24, 2019.  Senator Court distributed strike below amendment L.010  (Attachment A).  She discussed the bill and the amendment.

10:11:56 AM  
Members of the committee commented on the amendment.


10:14:14 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Foote
Seconded
Donovan
Foote
Hisey
Priola
Scott
Pettersen
Winter
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:14:41 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-012, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Foote
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola Yes
Scott Yes
Pettersen Yes
Winter Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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