2008 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Sponsored By:
Delegates F. Turner, Barve, Bates, Bobo, Glenn, Hixson, Howard, Jones, Kramer, Miller, Montgomery, Murphy, Olszewski, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rice, Simmons, Taylor, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, Walker, and Weldon
Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving - Prohibition


Prohibiting a person from using a text messaging device to write, send, or read a text message while operating a motor vehicle.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-1124.1 , 27-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered