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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Courtney
Regular Sponsors: Senator Manning Jr (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to the offense of operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile communication device.
Catchline/Summary: Renames offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device as offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile electronic device.
Defines "mobile electronic device." Increases penalty for offense. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Further increases penalty for multiple violations within 10 years. Punishes by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. Prescribes additional minimum fines.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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