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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 23
Motor vehicles; cell phones; text messaging; prohibit use
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to change certain provisions relating to suspension or revocation of the licenses of habitually negligent or dangerous drivers and the point system; to change certain provisions relating to drivers' exercise of due care; to prohibit use of cell phones by persons under 18 years of age while operating a motor vehicle; to prohibit the practice of text messaging by persons under 18 years of age while operating a motor vehicle; to provide penalties for violations; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2010 - Effective Date
Jun/04/2010 - Act 676
Jun/04/2010 - House Date Signed by Governor
May/07/2010 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Third Read
Apr/20/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2010 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/17/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/12/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/03/2009 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/24/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2009 - House Hopper
Nov/20/2008 - House Prefiled
Footnotes
2/24/2009 Favorably Reported by Substitute in House (LC 34 2166S); 3/3/2009 Withdrawn from the General Calendar and recommitted to Motor Vehicles by the Rules Committee; 3/5/2009 Favorably Reported by Substitute in House (LC 34 2190S); 3/12/2009 Modified Structured Rule
Votes
Apr/29/2010 - House Vote #992Yea(137)Nay(23)NV(13)
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Apr/27/2010 - Senate Vote #811Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(6)
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Mar/12/2009 - House Vote #259Yea(138)Nay(34)NV(4)
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