NY S01119 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-11 - REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
Pending: Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Requires portable electronic devices distributed after January 1, 2022 to automatically disable their texting and computer functions when the holder is operating a motor vehicle over 10 miles an hour; eliminates the exemption from provisions, relating to the use of portable electronic devices in motor vehicles, granted to commercial motor vehicles, police, firefighters and emergency vehicle operators.

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Title

Requires portable electronic devices distributed after January 1, 2022 to automatically disable their texting and computer functions when the holder is operating a motor vehicle over 10 miles an hour; eliminates the exemption from provisions, relating to the use of portable electronic devices in motor vehicles, granted to commercial motor vehicles, police, firefighters and emergency vehicle operators.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-11SenateREFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION

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