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SENATE BILL 1274

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S1274aaH   by TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
TEXTING AND DRIVING – Adds to existing law to define a term and to provide infraction penalties for texting while driving with exceptions.
  02/01 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing  
  02/02 Reported Printed; referred to Transportation  
  02/15 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading  
  02/16 Read second time; filed for Third Reading  
  02/21 Read third time in full – PASSED - 29-6-0
AYES – Andreason, Bair, Bilyeu, Bock, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Goedde, Hammond, Heider, Hill, Johnson, Keough, LeFavour, Lodge, Malepeai, McGee, Mortimer, Schmidt, Siddoway, Smyser, Stennett, Tippets, Toryanski, Werk, Winder
NAYS – Fulcher, McKague, McKenzie, Nuxoll, Pearce, Vick
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsors - Hammond & Lodge
Title apvd - to House
 
  02/22 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading  
  Read First Time, Held at Desk  
  02/23 Bill Previously Held at Desk, Referred to Transportation & Defense  
  02/29 Reported out of Committee, Recommend place on General Orders  
  03/02 Referred to the Committee of the Whole  
  Reported out without recommendation as amended  
  Amendments Referred to the JRA for Printing  
  Filed for First Reading  
  03/05 Read first time as amended in House; Filed for Second Reading  
  03/06 Read second time as amended in House; Filed for Third Reading  
  03/07 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/08 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/09 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 12, 2012  
  03/12 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/13 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/14 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/16 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 19, 2012  
  03/19 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  03/20 Read third time in full as amended in Senate – PASSED - 53-17-0
AYES – Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bateman, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block(Block), Bolz, Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Chadderdon, Chew, Collins, Cronin, DeMordaunt, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Gibbs, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Hartgen, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Killen, King, Lacey, Lake, Loertscher, Luker, McGeachin, Moyle, Nesset, Nielsen, Palmer, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Shirley, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Barbieri, Batt, Bayer, Boyle, Crane, Hart, Harwood, Marriott, McMillan, Nonini, Patrick, Perry, Schaefer, Shepherd, Simpson, Sims, Wood(35)
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsors - Ellsworth & Wills
Title apvd - to Senate
 
  03/21 Returned from House, amended  
  Referred to 10th Order for possible concurrence  
  Senate concurred in House amendments; referred to engrossment  
  Reported engrossed, filed for first reading, as amended  
  Read first time as amended in the House, filed for Second Reading  
  03/22 Read second time as amended in the House, filed for Third Reading  
  03/23 Read third time as amended in the House – PASSED - 29-5-1
AYES – Andreason, Bair, Bilyeu, Bock, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Hammond, Heider, Hill, Johnson, Keough, LeFavour, Lodge, Malepeai, McKague, Mortimer, Rice, Schmidt, Siddoway, Smyser, Stennett, Tippets, Toryanski, Werk, Winder
NAYS – Fulcher, McKenzie, Nuxoll, Pearce, Vick
Absent and excused – Goedde
Floor Sponsor - Hammond
Title apvd - to enrol
 
  03/26 Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker  
  03/27 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate  
  03/28 Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor  
  Reported delivered to Governor at 11:11 a.m. on 03/28/12  
  04/05 Signed by Governor on 04/05/12
    Session Law Chapter 301
    Effective: 07/01/2012