WY SF0020 | 2010 | Budget Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 10 2010 - 100% progression
Action: 2010-03-10 - Assigned Chapter Number
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices for sending text or electronic mail messages while operating a motor vehicle; providing exceptions; providing definitions; providing penalties; and providing for an effective date.

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Text-based communications prohibited while driving.


Roll Calls

2010-03-04 - Senate - S Did Concur (Y: 23 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2010-02-24 - House - H08 Recommended Amend and Do Pass (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2010-02-15 - Senate - S Passed 3rd Reading (Y: 23 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2010-02-09 - Senate - S08 Recommended Do Pass (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2010-02-08 - Senate - S Introduced and Referred to S08 (Y: 26 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
1969-12-31 - Senate - "(e) No motor vehicle shall be halted solely for a violation of this section.". PERKINS, MEIER (Y: 12 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2010-03-10 Assigned Chapter Number
2010-03-10 Governor Signed SEA No. 0045
2010-03-05 (H) Speaker Signed SEA No. 0045
2010-03-04 (S) President Signed SEA No. 0045
2010-03-04 Assigned Number SEA No. 0045
2010-03-03 (H) Reconsidered Passed 3rd Reading
2010-03-03 (H) Reconsidered
2010-02-24 (H08) Recommended Amend and Do Pass
2010-02-17 (H) Introduced and Referred to H08
2010-02-16 (H) Received for Introduction
2010-02-15 (S) Passed 3rd Reading
2010-02-12 (S) Passed 2nd Reading
2010-02-11 (S) Laid Back Pursuant to SR 10-4(a)
2010-02-10 (S) Passed CoW
2010-02-09 (S) Placed on General File
2010-02-09 (S08) Recommended Do Pass
2010-02-08 (S) Introduced and Referred to S08
2010-02-08 (S) Received for Introduction
2010-01-05 Bill Number Assigned

Wyoming State Sources

Bill Comments 750