2013 Regular Session
SB 9 B
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Courtney
Regular Sponsors: Representative Tomei (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to mobile communication devices.
Catchline/Summary: Provides that violation of offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device is Class C traffic violation instead of Class D traffic violation .
Provides that violation of offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device is Class <i>B</i>] <b>C</b> traffic violation instead of Class D traffic violation <i>when person texts without using hands-free accessory</i>]. Directs Department of Transportation to place signs on highways of this state notifying drivers that violation is subject to maximum fine of <i>$1,000</i>]<b> $500</b>. <b>Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by department for administrative and operating expenses incurred in carrying out provisions of Act.</b>
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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