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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 544         FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3123

 

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

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 544        FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3123

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3123) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and Stephen L. DiNatale 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. 935 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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.

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