HB 258

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 10, 2022
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to operating a motor vehicle.


Amend KRS 189.292 to define the terms "stand-alone electronic device," "operating a motor vehicle," and "use"; prohibit the use of a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a motor vehicle; exempt school bus operators who are instead subject to KRS 281A.205; set forth exceptions; amend KRS 189.294 to provide that persons under 18 years shall not use a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device in any manner; amend KRS 189.990 to set forth penalties for the violation of KRS 189.292 and 189.294; create a new section of KRS Chapter 281A to apply these provisions to commercial motor vehicle drivers; amend KRS 189.2327 to conform; create a short title, Phone-Down Kentucky Act.

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Mar 22, 2022


to Banking & Insurance (H)

Jan 10, 2022


introduced in House


to Committee on Committees (H)

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