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Key Votes

HB 34 - Banning Text Messaging While Driving - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (222-137) - (Key vote)

Title: Banning Text Messaging While Driving

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

This bill prohibits writing a text message and using 2 hands to type on or operate an electronic or telecommunications device while driving.

Highlights:
-Clarifies that a person does not write a message when he or she reads, selects, or enters a phone number or name in a wireless communications device for the purpose of making a phone call (Sec. 1). -Imposes a fine of $100 for a violation of this law (Sec. 1). -Takes effect January 1, 2010 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Banning Text Messaging While Driving

Sponsors

  • Richard B. 'Dick' Drisko (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
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