2013 Regular Session



Vehicle Laws - Prohibition on Handheld Telephone Use - Primary Offense if Child Is Passenger

Sponsored by:

Senator King


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Establishing that a specified prohibition on the use of a handheld telephone while operating a motor vehicle may be enforced as a primary action if a child under the age of 8 years is a passenger in the motor vehicle; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators King, Ferguson, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pugh, Ramirez, and Robey
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Youth -see also- Minors
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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