S328 GENERAL BILL by Dockery (Similar H 0323, S 0168, Compare CS/H 0041,
H 0893, S 0244, CS/S 0324, S 0326, S 0374, CS/S 0448, CS/S 0522, S 0592,
S 0934, S 2514)
State Uniform Traffic Control/Texting Prohibited [CPSC]; Prohibits the
use of an electronic communication device to send or receive text-based
communications while operating a motor vehicle. Defines the term
"text-based communication." Provides exceptions and for enforcement.
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
04/30/10 SENATE Died in Committee on Transportation
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