License restrictions for minors; prohibition on use of handheld personal communications devices. (HB1846)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


License restrictions for minors; use of handheld personal communications devices. Clarifies that the prohibition on the use of a handheld personal communications device or other wireless communications device by the holder of a provisional driver's license applies regardless of whether or not the device is being used for communication purposes. The bill exempts the use of such device's applications for solely navigation purposes and global positioning systems, provided that the driver does not enter information into or manually manipulate the device or system while operating the vehicle. Read the Bill »


01/21/2021: passed committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101770D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Innovations and General Topics
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Passed by for the day
01/26/2021Passed by for the day

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