Appropriates $100,000 for 2011-12 from the Highway Fund to the State Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety to educate students under the age of 19 about the risks and penalties of texting while driving. Specifies that the funds may also be used for enforcement activities at and around public and private schools after a showing that texting or other distractions have been a factor in a crash involving a minor child. Effective July 1, 2011.
ENFORCEMENT FUNDS/TEXTING WHILE DRIVING.
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TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CRIME CONTROL AND PUBLIC SAFETY TO BE USED FOR THE EDUCATION OF TEENAGERS ABOUT THE RISKS AND PENALTIES OF TEXTING WHILE DRIVING.Intro. by Pierce.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Apr 26 2011)
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 House: Filed
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 House: Passed 1st Reading
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 House: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
Bill H 870 (2011-2012)Summary date: Apr 26 2011 - View Summary