2009 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 564
Sponsored By:
Senator Glassman
Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition


Prohibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in an inattentive manner resulting in the unsafe operation of the motor vehicle, where the inattention is caused by the person engaging in specified preoccupying activities; providing that a violation of the Act is not a moving violation for the purpose of assessing points; authorizing a police officer to enforce the Act only as a secondary offense; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

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
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-901.3 , 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