The Mississippi House passed House Bill 389 which would prohibit texting, emailing and accessing social networking sites while driving on Friday. The bill passed by a vote 98-22.

Votes:

Yeas–Alday, Aldridge, Arnold, Bailey, Bain, Baker, Baria, Barton, Beckett, Bell, Bennett, Blackmon, Bounds, Boyd, Brown (66th), Burnett, Byrd, Calhoun, Campbell, Carpenter, Chism, Clark, Clarke, Cockerham, Coleman (29th),
Coleman (65th), Crawford, DeBar, Denny, Denton, Dickson, Eaton, Ellis, Espy, Eure, Evans (91st), Evans (70th), Evans (43rd), Faulkner, Frierson, Gibbs, Hamilton, Haney, Harrison, Hines, Holland, Hood, Horan, Howell, Huddleston (15th), Huddleston (30th), Jackson, Johnson, Kinkade, Ladner, Lamar, Lane, Lott, Massengill, McLeod, Mettetal, Middleton, Miles, Moak, Morgan, Myers, Nelson, Oberhousen, Patterson, Perkins, Pigott, Powell, Read, Reynolds, Rogers (14th), Rogers (61st), Rushing, Shows, Smith (27th), Smith (39th), Snowden, Staples, Steverson, Straughter, Stringer, Sullivan, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Warren, Watson, Weathersby, White, Whittington, Willis, Young, Zuber, Mr. Speaker. Total–98.

Nays–Anderson, Banks, Barker, Williams-Barnes, Brown (20th), Busby, Currie, DeLano, Dixon, Gipson, Guice, Horne, Jennings, Martinson, Mims, Monsour, Moore, Scott, Shirley, Wooten. Total–20.

Absent or those not voting–Formby, Holloway, Malone, Mayo. Total–4.

2/6/15