HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 480        FILED ON: 1/11/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3112

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act prohibiting cell phone use in school zones.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Shaunna L. O'Connell

3rd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 480        FILED ON: 1/11/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3112

By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3112) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, Brian M. Ashe and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1878 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act prohibiting cell phone use in school zones.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, after section 24X, the following section:-

24Y - No individual shall use a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle within a school zone. For the first violation of this law there shall be a $100 fine; for the second offense there shall be a fine of $200 and for the third and subsequent offenses there shall be a fine of $300.