Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving. (HB715)

Introduced By

Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Use of certain wireless communication devices by operators of motor vehicles; fine. Provides that, except in certain emergency situations, the operator of a moving motor vehicle is prohibited from using any wireless communication device unless the device is equipped for hands-free communication and is being used as such. A driver may not be fined more than $50 for violating this section. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063619412
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2006Referred from Transportation
01/19/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB715)
02/15/2006Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety