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HB 63, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to the creation of an offense for use of a handheld wireless communication device for text-based communication while operating a motor vehicle.

Last action: Co-sponsor authorized

Author: Tom Craddick
Joint Author: Byron Cook | Eddie Lucio III | Patricia Harless | José Menéndez
Coauthor: Carol Alvarado | Angie Button | Bill Callegari | Stefani Carter | Travis Clardy | John Frullo | R. D. "Bobby" Guerra | Donna Howard | Ken King | Susan King | Rick Miller | Joe Moody | Elliott Naishtat | Diane Patrick | Charles Perry | John Raney | Bennett Ratliff | Ron Reynolds | Kenneth Sheets | Ralph Sheffield | Ed Thompson | Chris Turner | Jason Villalba | John Zerwas
Sponsor: Judith Zaffirini
CoSponsor: John Carona | Kel Seliger

Companion:

SB 28 (Identical)

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

Subjects:
ALEX BROWN MEMORIAL ACT
EMAIL & ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONES & TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES
Vehicles & Traffic--Rules of Road

House Committee: Transportation (Larry Phillips, Cindy Burkett, Yvonne Davis, Allen Fletcher, R. D. "Bobby" Guerra, Linda Harper-Brown, George Lavender, Armando Martinez, Ruth McClendon, Joseph Pickett, Debbie Riddle)
Senate Committee: Transportation (Robert Nichols, Donna Campbell, Wendy Davis, Rodney Ellis, Kelly Hancock, Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson)

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