HB 620

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 21, 2024
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to operating a motor vehicle.


Amend KRS 189.292 to define " operating a motor vehicle," "stand-alone electronic device," 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 while driving; 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; provide that the Act may be cited as the Phone-Down Kentucky Act.

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Feb 21, 2024


introduced in House


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