A bill to establish a program to reduce injuries and deaths caused by cellphone use and texting while driving.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Oct 27, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 9, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010
Length: 30 pages
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S. 1938 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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