Provisional driver's license holders; changes use of cell phone from secondary to primary offense. (SB139)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Provisional driver's license holders. Changes use of a cell phone by a provisional driver's license holder from a secondary offense to a primary offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101700D
12/30/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2014Reported from Transportation (11-Y 3-N)
01/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2014Read third time and passed Senate (19-Y 19-N)
01/21/2014Chair votes Yes
01/24/2014Placed on Calendar
01/24/2014Read first time
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2014Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2014Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
03/04/2014Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 17 minutes.