SB0339 (CH0638)

2013 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Senator Robey


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 638

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, under specified circumstances, the assessment of points for a second or subsequent violation of a prohibition on the use of a handheld telephone while operating a motor vehicle; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Robey, Kasemeyer, King, Madaleno, Montgomery, Peters, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0753
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0217 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Drivers' Licenses
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
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 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.