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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1288/11 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates Malone and Wilson
Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition


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.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-901.3 , 27-101 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
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