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S_TRA_2019A 02/14/2019 10:01:43 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
Date 02/14/2019
Attendance
Donovan X
Foote *
Hisey X
Priola *
Scott X
Pettersen X
Winter X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 10:01:43 AM to 10:14:59 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Winter
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-012 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

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


10:14:59 AM   The committee adjourned.






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