Handheld personal communications devices; use while passing stopped school bus. (HB2273)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford)

Progress

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

Description

Use of handheld personal communications devices in certain motor vehicles while passing stopped school bus; penalty. Imposes a mandatory fine of $250 for using a handheld personal communications device for reading emails or texting while operating a motor vehicle and passing a stopped school bus. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100523D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Committee substitute printed 19105466D-H1
01/29/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105466D-H1
01/30/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2273H1
01/31/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2273H1)
02/06/2019Passed by indefinitely in Transportation (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

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