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Short Title

Restricts use of wireless communication devices 
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Long Title To amend sections 4511.043, 4511.204, and 4511.205 of the Revised Code to prohibit the use of an electronic wireless communications device while operating a vehicle in a school zone during hours when children are present outside or in a construction zone during hours of actual work, to specify that the offenses related to the use of a handheld electronic wireless communications device while driving apply to the operation of all vehicles rather than all motor vehicles as under current law, and to make driving a vehicle while using a handheld electronic wireless communications device to write, send, or read a text-based communication a primary rather than secondary traffic offense.


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House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public Safety Committee

Primary Sponsors

Michael Sheehy


Michael Ashford
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Michael Stinziano
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