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SB 80: State Uniform Traffic Control


State Uniform Traffic Control; Prohibits the use of electronic communication devices to send or receive text-based communications while operating a motor vehicle. Provides exceptions. Provides a penalty.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/23/2010 Senate • Filed
11/29/2010 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Budget -SJ 18
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 18
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation