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H 3289 - Makes distracted driving illegal

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: William Crosby
Last Action: 1/13/2015 - House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to drive a vehicle while distracted. This bill creates penalties for distracted driving and allows a warning ticket to be issued to a drive rwhose actions could result in a distracted driving violation.

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H 3289 General Bill, By Crosby
Summary: Motor Vehicles
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3815 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DRIVE A VEHICLE WHILE DISTRACTED, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO ALLOW A WARNING TICKET TO BE ISSUED TO A DRIVER WHOSE ACTIONS COULD RESULT IN A DISTRACTED DRIVING VIOLATION.
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01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 178)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 178)



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