BR 283 2010

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Senate Bill 23 (or BR 283 2010) was introduced on January 5, 2010 by Senator Denise Harper Angel to the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to personal communication devices.

BR 283 proposes to create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to prohibit text messaging, instant messaging, and e-mailing while operating a motor vehicle; define "personal communication device"; provide for specific exclusions; amend KRS 189.990 to set penalties; provide for a probationary period ending November 1, 2010, during which courtesy warnings will be issued; set fine for violation at $100 for the first offense and not less than $100 nor more than $300 for each subsequent offense after the probationary period; set fine at not less than $200 nor more than $600 if the violation caused a motor vehicle accident.[1]



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