RI H7716 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 19 2022 - 50% progression
Action: 2022-05-20 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Clarifies that the use of a wireless communication device for the purpose of navigation must be while the device is mounted or otherwise affixed to the vehicle and not held in the motorist’s hand.

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Roll Calls

2022-05-19 - House - Passage (Y: 57 N: 5 NV: 13 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-05-20SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2022-05-19HouseHouse passed Sub A
2022-05-13HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/19/2022)
2022-05-12HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2022-05-06HouseProposed Substitute
2022-05-06HouseScheduled for reconsideration (05/12/2022)
2022-04-13HouseCommittee recommends passage
2022-04-08HouseScheduled for consideration (04/13/2022)
2022-03-17HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2022-03-11HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/17/2022)
2022-03-02HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

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Bill Comments