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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1230         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1817

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Joseph F. Wagner

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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 requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Joseph F. Wagner

8th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1230        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1817

By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1817) of Joseph F. Wagner relative to requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving.
 

              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. Section 13 of chapter 90, as appearing the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the word ‘mobile telephone’ in line 6, and inserting in place thereof the following word: - ‘hands-free mobile telephone’

              SECTION 2. Section 13B of chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting the following subsection:-

              (a  ½ ) No operator of a motor vehicle shall use a mobile telephone or mobile electronic device, unless said telephone or device is being used as a hands-free mobile telephone.

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