08RS HB125
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HB125

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HB 125 (BR 367) - J. Stacy

     AN ACT relating to motor vehicle operator's licenses.
     Amend KRS 186.450 to prohibit any person with an instruction permit from using a personal telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or moped; require the cabinet to provide a decal to be affixed to a vehicle identifying that the operator is in possession of an instruction permit; amend KRS 186.452 to prohibit any person with a intermediate driver's license from using a personal telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or moped; require the cabinet to provide a decal to be affixed to a vehicle identifying that the operator is in possession of an intermediate driver's license.

HB 125 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions; make improper use of wireless communication a violation, but impose no fine or court costs.

     HFA (1, K. Hall) - Permit use of personal telecommunication device to summon medical or other emergency help.

     HFA (2, J. DeCesare) - Clarify definition of personal telecommunication device to mean a device capable of two-way audio or text communication and not a device used as a global positioning system located within a motor vehicle.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2008
     Feb 28-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Mar 5-received in Senate
     Mar 7-to Transportation (S)

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