2010 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: HB 518/09 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates G. Clagett, Barkley, Hecht, Heller, Howard, Kullen, Reznik, Riley, Robinson, Rosenberg, F. Turner, and Weir
Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Telephone While Driving - Prohibitions


Prohibiting a driver of a specified school vehicle from using a wireless telephone; 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 telephone; prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle that is in motion from using the driver's hands to use a wireless telephone; 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 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Drivers` Licenses
Fines -see also- Penalties
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
School Buses
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 18-213.2 , 18-213.2 )
( 21-1124.2 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters