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HB 249: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving


Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Revises short title & legislative intent; prohibits operation of motor vehicle while holding or touching wireless communications device; provides exceptions; revises circumstances under which certain information may be admissible as evidence in proceeding to determine whether violation has been committed; revises procedures for collection & reporting by DHSMV of information recorded on citation; conforms provisions relating to use of wireless communications devices in school & work zones.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 House - Introduced -HJ 24
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/30/2019 House • Filed
10/10/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 24
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 24