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Oct 27, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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
A bill to establish a program to reduce injuries and deaths caused by cellphone use and texting while driving.
Section2 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to make grants beginning FY2011 to states that enact laws that prohibit, with certain exceptions, and establish fines for texting and/or handheld cellphone ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1938 — 111th Congress: Distracted Driving Prevention Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1938
“S. 1938 — 111th Congress: Distracted Driving Prevention Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1938>
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