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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 430         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 935

 

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

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Philippe G. Proulx

11 Rosemary Road


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 430        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 935

By Ms. Elizabeth Poirier of North Attleborough, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00935) of George Ross and others for legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones  while operating a motor vehicle within school zones.. Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3295 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act prohibiting cell phone use in school zones
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              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 24P, the following section:-

              24Q.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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