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H.704

Introduced by   Representatives Minter of Waterbury, LaVoie of Swanton, Aswad of Burlington, Keenan of St. Albans City, Dostis of Waterbury, Hosford of Waitsfield, Masland of Thetford and Barnard of Richmond

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Motor vehicles; cell phones; learner permit; junior operator license

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to prohibit the use of cell phones by persons operating a motor vehicle with a learner permit or junior operator license.

AN ACT RELATING TO PROHIBITING CELL PHONE USE BY PERSONS WITH A LEARNER PERMIT OR JUNIOR OPERATOR LICENSE

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 1095a is added to read:

§ 1095a.  CELL PHONE USE; OPERATION BY PERSONS WITH A

                LEARNER PERMIT OR JUNIOR OPERATOR LICENSE

A person operating a motor vehicle with a learner permit under the provisions of section 617 of this title or with a junior operator license under the provisions of section 607 of this title shall not use a cellular phone with the vehicle in motion on a highway.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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