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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3322         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3169

 

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

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3322        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3169

By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3169) of Joseph F. Wagner and Denise Andrews relative to requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1817 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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: - ‘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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