2013 Regular Session



Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Malone


In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in an inattentive manner resulting in the unsafe operation of the motor vehicle when the inattention is caused by the driver engaging in specified preoccupying activities; providing that a violation of the Act is not a moving violation for the purpose of assessing points; authorizing a police officer to enforce the Act only as a secondary offense; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Malone
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0552 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(27-101, 21-901.3)

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.