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Vehicle Laws - Fines for Texting Offenses - Use for Educational Programs

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennings


In the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Comptroller to distribute 25% of the revenue from fines collected for violations of a specified prohibition on using a text messaging device while driving, up to a maximum of $250,000 for each fiscal year, to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical System to be used by the Center for Injury Prevention and Policy for educational programs addressing the dangers of distracted driving.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Jennings
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Comptroller
Driver Education
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Motor Vehicle Operation
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
State Universities and Colleges
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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October 24, 2017 1:55 P.M.