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HB 62, 85th Regular Session
Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/17

Author: Tom Craddick
Joint Author: Byron Cook | Eddie Lucio III | Yvonne Davis | Gene Wu
Coauthor: Carol Alvarado | Rafael Anchia | Diana Arévalo | Trent Ashby | César Blanco | Dennis Bonnen | Greg Bonnen | Cindy Burkett | Angie Button | Philip Cortez | Drew Darby | Wayne Faircloth | Jessica Farrar | Charlie Geren | Craig Goldman | Ana Hernandez | Donna Howard | Celia Israel | Ken King | Linda Koop | Oscar Longoria | Armando Martinez | Rick Miller | Ina Minjarez | Victoria Neave | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Mary Ann Perez | Four Price | John Raney | Richard Peña Raymond | Justin Rodriguez | J. D. Sheffield | Lynn Stucky | Shawn Thierry | Ed Thompson | Chris Turner | Tomas Uresti | Jason Villalba | John Zerwas
Sponsor: Judith Zaffirini

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 438, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 160 (Duplicate)
SB 31 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Committee Report (TLC)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
ALEX BROWN MEMORIAL ACT
EMAIL & ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
SIGNS
TELEPHONES & TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
Vehicles & Traffic--Rules of Road

House Committee: Transportation (Geanie W. Morrison, Cindy Burkett, Yvonne Davis, Craig Goldman, Celia Israel, Armando Martinez, Ina Minjarez, Larry Phillips, Joseph Pickett, Ron Simmons, Ed Thompson, Senfronia Thompson, John Wray)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Craig Estes, Bryan Hughes, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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