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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 360
Motor Vehicles; prohibit persons 18 years of age or younger from using wireless telecommunications devices; text messages
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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 prohibit persons 18 years of age or younger from using wireless telecommunications devices for sending or receiving text messages while operating a motor vehicle; to provide penalties for violations; to change certain provisions relating to a driver's exercise of due care; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2010 - Effective Date
Jun/04/2010 - Act 677
Jun/04/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/07/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/27/2010 - House Conference Committee Appointed 137th, 72nd, 163rd
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 24th, 27th, 53rd
Apr/27/2010 - House Insisted
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/27/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/27/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/21/2010 - House Postponed
Apr/20/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/24/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/22/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/10/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/04/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2010 - Senate Hopper
4/21/2010 Postponed until 4/27/2010; 4/27/2010 Modified Structured Rule; 4/27/2010 House Conferees: 137th, 72nd, 163rd; Senate Conferees 24th, 27th, 53rd
Apr/29/2010 - House Vote #993Yea(133)Nay(24)NV(15)
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Vote #884Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(4)
Apr/27/2010 - House Vote #901Yea(131)Nay(19)NV(20)
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Vote #580Yea(46)Nay(0)NV(4)
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