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HB 244 Public utilities; cell phones, bill notice.

Introduced by: Terry L. Austin | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Public utilities; cell phones; bill notice. Requires any public utility providing commercial mobile radio service to persons whose billing address is within the Commonwealth to include with each bill a notice stating: "It is unlawful for any person to text or use a handheld personal communications device while operating a motor vehicle in a highway work zone when workers are present." The measure also provides that, for purposes of the provision imposing such requirement, a provider of commercial mobile radio service is a public utility.


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