S324 GENERAL BILL/CS by Transportation; Baker (Compare CS/H 0041, H 0323,
H 0893, S 0168, S 0244, S 0326, S 0328, S 0374, CS/S 0448, CS/S 0522,
S 0592, S 0934, S 2514)
Motor Vehicle Operators/Text Messaging [CPSC]; Prohibits a person
younger than 18 years of age from writing or sending a text message on
an electronic communications device while operating a motor vehicle.
Provides for enforcement. Provides exceptions. Provides penalties.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2010.
10/06/09 SENATE Filed
12/09/09 SENATE Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and
Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic Development
03/02/10 SENATE Introduced, referred to Transportation; Communications,
Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic
Development Appropriations -SJ 00031
03/19/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/24/10, 1:15 pm, 37-S
03/24/10 SENATE CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00344; CS read 1st
time on 03/25/10 -SJ 00345
03/25/10 SENATE Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee
03/30/10 SENATE Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 00344
04/02/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public
Utilities, 04/07/10, 8:00 am, 301-S --Meeting cancelled
04/30/10 SENATE Died in Committee on Communications, Energy, and Public
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