|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to transportation|
|Jan 15, 2009||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S741
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S741 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
S741 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S741 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the use of mobile telephones to text message while driving PURPOSE : The purpose of this bill is to make New York State roads and highways safer by insuring that individuals are not distracted while driving because they are in the process of composing and sending text messages. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends section 1225-c of the vehicle and traffic law by prohibiting any individual from composing and/or sending text messages while operating a motor vehicle on any public street or public highway within the State of New York. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that anyone seen dialing a cellular telephone while operating a motor vehicle on public roads within the State of New York, is in the process of composing and/or sending a text message. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : S.5527 2007-2008.
S741 - Bill Text download pdf
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