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CS/SB 1840: Motor Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Altman

Motor Vehicles; Cites this act as the "Minor Traffic Safety Act." Prohibits a person younger than 18 years of age from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device or telephone. Provides exceptions. Provides for enforcement as a secondary action. Provides a penalty. Provides procedures for a citation issued following a violation of certain restrictions, to conform to changes made by the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 Senate • Filed
3/14/2011 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Budget -SJ 209
• Introduced -SJ 209
4/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 04/12/11, 9:15 am, 37 Senate Office Building
4/12/2011 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 470
4/13/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/14/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 470
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 492
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget