Legislature Passes Bans on Texting While Driving, Distracted Driving

It took 13 years, but finally the make-up of the Arizona Legislature is facilitating the passage of over-reaching laws like HB2318, which prohibits the use of a cell phone while driving in Arizona. The bill passed with a vote of 44-16.

HB2318 was authored by Senator Kate Brophy McGee (R-28) and added as a strike everything
amendment to a bill sponsored by the chair of the House Transportation Committee,
Representative Noel Campbell (R-1).


HB2318 vote

John Allen N Richard C. Andrade Y Nancy Barto Y Leo Biasiucci N
Walter Blackman Y Isela Blanc Y Reginald Bolding, Jr. Y Shawnna Bolick N
Kelli Butler Y Noel Campbell Y Andres Cano Y Frank Carroll N
César Chávez Y Regina E. Cobb N David L. Cook N Domingo DeGrazia Y
Timothy M. Dunn Y Kirsten Engel Y Mitzi Epstein Y Diego Espinoza Y
Charlene R. Fernandez Y John Fillmore Y Mark Finchem N Randall Friese Y
Rosanna Gabaldón Y Travis W. Grantham N Gail Griffin N Alma Hernandez Y
Daniel Hernandez, Jr. Y Jennifer Jermaine Y John Kavanagh Y Anthony T. Kern N
Jay Lawrence Y Aaron Lieberman Y Jennifer Longdon Y Robert Meza Y
Becky A. Nutt Y Joanne Osborne Y Jennifer Pawlik Y Kevin Payne N
Geraldine Peten Y Warren Petersen N Steve Pierce Y Pamela Powers Hannley Y
Tony Rivero N Bret Roberts N Diego Rodriguez Y Athena Salman Y
Amish Shah Y Thomas T.J. Shope, Jr. Y Lorenzo Sierra Y Arlando Teller Y
Raquel Terán Y Bob Thorpe Y Ben Toma Y Kelly Townsend N
Myron Tsosie Y Michelle Udall N Jeff Weninger Y Russell Rusty Bowers Y
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