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• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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