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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 167
Negligent Drivers; improper use of mobile phones resulting in an accident; points assessment and fine
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-5-57 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the suspension or revocation of the licenses of habitually negligent or dangerous drivers and to the point system, so as to provide for the assessment of points for a violation of Code Section 40-6-241, relating to the use of radios and mobile telephones while driving; to amend Code Section 40-6-241 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the exercise of due care by drivers and the allowance for proper use of radios and mobile telephones, so as to provide that a driver who is involved in an accident while using a mobile telephone shall be in violation of said Code section; to provide a penalty; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/26/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/25/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/13/2001 - Senate Hopper
Feb/13/2001 - Senate Hopper
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