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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 228         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3005

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cory Atkins

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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 relative to cell phone use in motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 228        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3005

By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3005) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3069 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to cell phone use in motor vehicles.
 

              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 16 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:—

              No person shall operate a motor vehicle while using a cell phone, unless the cell phone is hands free, so called.

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