House Bill 255

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Last Action 01/22/20: posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to operating a motor vehicle.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 863
Sponsors J. Tipton, S. Sheldon, K. Banta, R. Brenda, R. Bridges, C. Freeland, J. Graviss, M. Koch, M. Prunty
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 189.292 to define the terms "stand-alone electronic device," "operating a motor vehicle," and "use"; prohibit the use of a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a motor vehicle; amend KRS 189.294 to provide that persons under 18 years shall not use a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device in any manner; exempt school bus operators who are instead subject to KRS 281A.205; set forth exceptions; amend KRS 189.990 to set forth penalties for the violation of KRS 189.292; create a new section of KRS Chapter 281A to apply these provisions to commercial motor vehicle drivers; amend KRS 189.2327 to conform; create a short title, "Phone-Down Kentucky Act."
Index Headings of Original Version Motor Vehicles - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Police, City and County - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Police, State - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Traffic Safety - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Transportation - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Short Titles and Popular Names - Phone-Down Kentucky Act
Driver Licensing - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition
Telecommunications - Personal communication device, use by driver, prohibition

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01/14/20
  • introduced in House
01/16/20
  • to Transportation (H)
01/22/20
  • posted in committee


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