House Bill 33

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Last Action to Transportation (S)
Title AN ACT relating to injury prevention and making an appropriation therefore.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 123
Sponsors T. Mills, J. Jenkins, J. Richards
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 189.292, prohibiting texting while driving, to prohibit the entering of a telephone number or name into a personal communication device in order to place a call while driving a vehicle in a highway work zone or school zone; amend KRS 189.990(30) to make technical corrections; increase the fines for violations of Section 1 of the Act and KRS 189.294 to $50 for the first offense and $100 for subsequent offenses; direct that 50% of the fines collected for violations of these offenses be directed to the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center at the University of Kentucky and appropriate the funds for the purpose of injury prevention research; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Crimes and Punishments - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Traffic Safety - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of
Traffic Safety - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Appropriations - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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09/19/13
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
10/02/13
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Transportation
01/07/14
  • introduced in House
  • to Transportation (H)
02/19/14
  • posted in committee
02/25/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
02/26/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
02/27/14
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/28/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 62-32 with floor amendment (1)
03/04/14
  • received in Senate
03/06/14
  • to Transportation (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Clarify the limits on the exemptions for allowable conduct.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Crimes and Punishments - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Traffic Safety - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of
Traffic Safety - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Appropriations - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Amend Section 1 to explicitly state an exemption for Bluetooth or other electronic systems that allow for completely hands free operation; create a new Section 3 to encourage the Transportation Cabinet to engage in an aggressive educational campaign prior to the effective date of the bill to inform citizens about change to the law.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Crimes and Punishments - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Traffic Safety - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of
Traffic Safety - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Appropriations - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Mills
Summary Amend Section 1 to explicitly state an exemption for Bluetooth or other electronic systems that allow for completely hands free operation and clarify references to the exemption for selecting or entering a number; create a new Section 3 to encourage the Transportation Cabinet to engage in an aggressive educational campaign prior to the effective date of the bill to inform citizens about change to the law.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Crimes and Punishments - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Personal communication device use by minor driver, fines, increase of
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Motor Vehicles - Texting while driving, fines, increase of
Traffic Safety - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of
Traffic Safety - Texting while driving, exemption to prohibition, clarification
Appropriations - Texting and cell phone use violations, fines for injury prevention research, appropriation of

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