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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 104
Sponsored By:
Senators Robey, Conway, Ferguson, Forehand, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Young
Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties


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; repealing provisions of law that apply prohibitions involving the use of a wireless communication device to specified operators of motor vehicles only if the motor vehicle is in motion; providing that specified prohibitions apply only if the motor vehicle is in the travel portion of a roadway; altering a specified penalty; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Bill Ferguson, District 46
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-1124 , 21-1124.2 , 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
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
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