Handheld personal communications device; use by the operator of a motor vehicle. (HB1672)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)

Progress

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

Description

Use of handheld personal communications device; use by the operator of a motor vehicle. Limits the use of a handheld personal communications device or any other electronic device capable of providing a visual display that is in the view of the driver in a normal driving position by the operator of a moving motor vehicle. The bill contains increased penalties if a person, when violating the prohibition on certain uses of such devices when driving, causes physical injury, serious physical injury, or death to another person. This bill was incorporated into HB 874. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/17/2020Committee
01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104327D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/21/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
01/23/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1672)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB874-Bourne)
02/13/2020Incorporated by Transportation (HB874-Bourne) (22-Y 0-N)
02/13/2020Left in Transportation

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