A day after apparently killing it, the Utah Senate resurrected and passed a bill Wednesday to ban motorists younger than 18 from using cellphones while driving. It would still allow adults to use them legally.
Senators voted 17-12 to pass HB103, a day after they rejected it on an 11-13 vote. It now goes to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. Sponsoring Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, said some of his supporters were absent during the earlier vote.
With the second-day debate sounding nearly identical to the first but with a different outcome Senate President Wayne Niederhauser said, "It's a little bit like 'Groundhog Day,' " a movie where the same day keeps repeating, but a little differently each time.