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House Bill 88

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Restricts use of wireless communication devices   [ Show Long Title ]

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.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Sheehy

Version: As Introduced

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Co-Sponsors Rep. Ashford, Rep. Lepore-Hagan, Rep. Stinziano
Subjects Transportation, Transportation : Traffic Offenses
Committees House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public Safety
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