HB0753 (CH0637)

2013 Regular Session



Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Malone


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 637

Synopsis:Repealing provisions of law that require enforcement as a secondary offense of specified violations involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; altering the penalty imposed for a violation of a specified prohibition on the use of a handheld telephone while operating a motor vehicle; prohibiting an assessment of points for violation of a prohibition on the use of a handheld telephone while operating a motor vehicle unless the offense contributes to an accident; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Malone, Kach, Clagett, Barkley, Bobo, Hogan, Howard, Lafferty, A. Miller, Murphy, Pendergrass, Reznik, Stein, Weir, Glenn, Beidle, Cane, Carr, Healey, S. Robinson, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0339
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0104 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Drivers' Licenses
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-1124, 21-1124.2, 27-101)

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October 2, 2015 9:10 A.M.