HB1118 (2014) Detail

Prohibiting certain drivers from using hand-held devices for communication.


HB 1118 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2106

03/05

HOUSE BILL 1118

AN ACT prohibiting certain drivers from using hand-held devices for communication.

SPONSORS: Rep. Gale, Hills 28; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills 28; Rep. Kelly, Merr 20

COMMITTEE: Transportation

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits the driver of any vehicle carrying passengers for hire or of any school bus carrying any school child from using a hand-held device for communication.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2106

03/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT prohibiting certain drivers from using hand-held devices for communication.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Rules of the Road; Prohibited Uses of Hand-Held Communications Devices. Amend RSA 265 by inserting after section 105-a the following new section:

265:105-b Prohibited Uses of Hand-Held Communications Devices. No driver of any vehicle carrying passengers for hire or of any school bus carrying any school child shall operate such vehicle on a public way while using any type of hand-held device for communication while such vehicle is in motion. The fine for a violation of this section shall be $100.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2015.

Links

HB1118 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1118 Revision: 26109 Date: March 27, 2014, midnight

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