VA HB1630 | 2011 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-02-08 - House: Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety
Pending: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Cell phone use while driving prohibited. Prohibits operation of a motor vehicle while using a cell phone or other wireless telecommunications device, other than a citizens band radio, in any manner. The offense would be a secondary offense punishable as a Class 3 misdemeanor when the operator of the motor vehicle is charged with any other moving violation.

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Cell phones or other wireless telecommunications devices; prohibited use while driving, exception.



2011-02-08 House: Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety
2011-01-20 House: Subcommittee recommends no action by voice vote
2011-01-18 House: Assigned MPPS sub: #2
2011-01-10 House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
2011-01-10 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101044D


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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4621078.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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