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SB2366 SD2     
Report Title: Statewide Traffic Code; Text Messaging and E-mailing Prohibited
Description: Prohibits text messaging or e-mailing using electronic wireless communication device while driving; provides exemptions for authorized emergency vehicles, messages to report illegal activity or to summon help in an emergency situation, emergency alert messages, messages related to the operation of a motor vehicle or an accessory component, global positioning or navigation systems permanently affixed to the vehicle. Provides that a violation occurs only if the driver is involved in an accident, and that the driver bears the burden of proving that the driver was not text messaging or e-mailing at the time of the accident (SD2)
Package: None
Current Referral: TRN, JUD
Introducer(s): GABBARD, CHUN OAKLAND, Inouye, Taniguchi

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1/18/2008SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2008SReferred to TIA, JDL.
1/31/2008SThe committee(s) on TIA has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-08 at 2:45 pm in conference room 224.
2/4/2008SThe committee(s) on TIA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TIA were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) English, Gabbard, Espero, Inouye, Trimble; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Hooser, Tsutsui.
2/7/2008SReported from TIA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2133) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDL.
2/7/2008SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL.
2/22/2008SThe committee(s) on JDL will hold a public decision making on 02-25-08 at 10:00 am in conference room 016.
2/25/2008SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Taniguchi, Gabbard, Kokubun; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Slom; and 2 Excused: Hee, Nishihara.
2/29/2008SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2872) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
2/29/2008S48 Hrs. Notice 03-04-08.
3/4/2008SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Slom, Whalen). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Hee). Transmitted to House.
3/4/2008HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 130).
3/6/2008HPass First Reading
3/6/2008HReferred to TRN, JUD, referral sheet 34

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2366 SD2

TIA 224 2/04/2008 2:45 PM View
JDL 016 2/25/2008 10:00 AM View