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HB 33 (BR 123) - T. Mills, J. Jenkins, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to injury prevention and making an appropriation therefore.
     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.

HB 33 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Clarify the limits on the exemptions for allowable conduct.
     HCA (1, A. Wuchner) - 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.
     HFA (1, T. Mills) - 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.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Transportation
     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
     Feb 19-posted in committee
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 27-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 62-32 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Transportation (S)

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