2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Olson, Lininger, Senator Burdick|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Barker, Esquivel, Rayfield (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to the offense of operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Renames offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device as offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile electronic device.
Defines "mobile electronic device." Provides for suspension of execution of fine for first offense if person completes distracted driving avoidance course. Increases penalty for offense. Further increases penalty if offense contributes to accident or is second or subsequent offense. Punishes by maximum fine of $2,000.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Judiciary|