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HB 27 (BR 118) - R. Nelson, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to personal communication devices.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to prohibit the use of a personal communication device for any person under the age of 18 while operating a motor vehicle; provide for exclusions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to prohibit text messaging while operating a motor vehicle; provide for certain exclusions; amend KRS 189.990 to set penalties for violations for this Act; provide for a probationary period ending November 1, 2010, where courtesy warnings will be issued; set a fine of $50 for each offense after the probationary period; exempt fines from court costs.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Transportation
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)

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