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H 4477 - Cell Phone Driving Ban - Key Vote

Massachusetts Key Votes

Carl Sciortino, Jr. voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (107-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Cell Phone Driving Ban

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the use of mobile telephones and electronic devices while driving a motor vehicle.

Highlights:
- Allows use of hands-free devices for anyone over 18 years old (sec. 5) - Exempts firefighters, rescue drivers, and state, county, or local officials while executing the duties of their profession (sec. 5). - Sets the punishments for adult drivers as follows (sec. 5): -$100 fine after first offense -$250 fine after second offense -$500 fine after third offense and subsequent offenses - Sets the punishments for drivers under the age of 18 as follows (sec. 2): - $100 fine and 60 day suspension of license/permit after first offense - $250 fine and 180 day suspension of license/permit after second offense - $500 fine and 1 year suspension of license/permit after third offense and subsequent offenses
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cell Phone Driving Ban

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