02RS HB71


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HB 71 (BR 477) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to the use of hand-held mobile telephones in moving vehicles.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to define mobile telephone and related terms; prohibit the use of a mobile telephone while operating a vehicle in motion; exempt an operator of an emergency or public safety vehicle, an operator communicating a life-threatening emergency, and an operator using a hands-free mobile telephone; prohibit seizure or forfeiture of a mobile telephone; permit a fine of up to $100 for each offense.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
     Feb 26-posted in committee

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