Handheld personal communication device; person guilty of careless driving unless in hands-free mode. (HB221)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Careless driving.  Provides that a person is guilty of careless driving, a Class 3 misdemeanor, if he commits a moving violation under Title 46.2 while using a handheld personal communications device, unless he is using such communications device in hands-free mode. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2010Committee
01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101929D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/19/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2010Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety