IN HB1070 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-5)
Status: Passed on March 30 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-30 - Public Law 100
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Distracted driving. Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or an electronic mail message while operating a moving motor vehicle. Provides that the bureau may not assess points under the point system for a violation occurring before July 1, 2021.

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Distracted driving.


Roll Calls

2020-03-10 - Senate - Senate - Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 49 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-10 - House - House - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 81 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2020-02-25 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 43 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-02-18 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 8 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 86 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-30HousePublic Law 100
2020-03-18HouseSigned by the Governor
2020-03-18SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2020-03-12SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2020-03-11HouseSigned by the Speaker
2020-03-10SenateConference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 354: yeas 49, nays 1
2020-03-10HouseRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 341: yeas 81, nays 11
2020-03-09SenateCCR # 1 filed in the Senate
2020-03-09HouseCCR # 1 filed in the House
2020-03-05SenateSenate advisors appointed: Grooms, Ford J.D., Ford Jon and Mrvan
2020-03-05SenateSenate conferees appointed: Crider and Niezgodski
2020-03-04HouseHouse advisors appointed: Morris, Pressel, Vermilion, Goodrich, Lauer, Chyung and Deal
2020-03-04HouseHouse conferees appointed: Sullivan and Candelaria Reardon
2020-03-04HouseHouse dissented from Senate amendments
2020-03-04HouseMotion to dissent filed
2020-02-26SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2020-02-25SenateSenator Kruse added as cosponsor
2020-02-25SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 237: yeas 43, nays 4
2020-02-24SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2020-02-24SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-02-20SenateSenators Rogers and Niezgodski added as cosponsors
2020-02-20SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-02-17SenateSenator Ford Jon added as cosponsor
2020-02-11SenateSenators Mrvan and Ford J.D. added as cosponsors
2020-02-10SenateSenator Grooms added as second sponsor
2020-02-05SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation
2020-01-30HouseReferred to the Senate
2020-01-29HouseRepresentative Candelaria Reardon added as coauthor
2020-01-29HouseRule 105.1 suspended
2020-01-29HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Crider
2020-01-29HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 128: yeas 86, nays 10
2020-01-28HouseRepresentative Schaibley added as coauthor
2020-01-27HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-01-23HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2020-01-16HouseRepresentative Karickhoff added as coauthor
2020-01-13HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation
2020-01-13HouseCoauthored by Representative Pressel
2020-01-13HouseAuthored by Representative Sullivan

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