2009 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: SB 2/08 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Delegates G. Clagett, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Harrison, Hecht, Levy, Love, Minnick, and Pendergrass
Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions


Prohibiting a driver of a specified school vehicle from using a wireless communication device; prohibiting a holder of a learner's instructional permit or provisional driver's license who is 18 years old or older from driving a motor vehicle while using a wireless communication device; prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle that is in motion from using the driver's hands to use a wireless communication device; providing exceptions to the prohibitions; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
School Buses
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 18-213.2 )
( 21-1124 , 21-1124.1 )


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