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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 218
Rules of Road; provide assessment of points for a violation of 40-6-241; penalty
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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 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 provide that a driver who is involved in an accident while using a wireless electronic device to write, send, or read text based communications while operating a motor vehicle shall be in violation of Code Section 40-6-241; to provide a penalty; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/11/2010 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/09/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/03/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Hopper