LD 246 (subjects: TRAFFIC REGULATIONS , CELL PHONE USE )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=246&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Deane Rykerson of Kittery: (D – District 1) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. James J. Campbell of Newfield: (I – District 21) — e-mail
Rep. Jennifer DeChant of Bath: (D – District 52) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Paul Gilbert of Jay: (D – District 74) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Christine Burstein of Lincolnville: (D – District 96) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Joel Stetkis of Canaan: (R – District 105) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Roger Katz of Kennebec: (R – District 15) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. John Patrick of Oxford: (D – District 18) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/3/2015||House||Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/3/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.|
|3/12/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Prohibit the Handling of a Mobile Telephone While Operating a Motor Vehicle
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 2120 is enacted to read:
2120. Handling mobile telephone while operating motor vehicle; prohibition
This bill prohibits operating a motor vehicle while handling a mobile telephone. The bill allows certain people to handle mobile telephones while driving within the scope of their employment, including drivers of authorized emergency vehicles, holders of commercial driver’s licenses, physicians, municipal public works personnel, Maine Turnpike Authority personnel and state transportation personnel, including all employees and contractors of the Department of Transportation. The bill makes the offense a traffic infraction.
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This information about LD 246 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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