Honorable Joe Driver, Chair, House Committee on Law Enforcement
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1498 by Herrero (Relating to an offense of using certain portable electronic equipment in the front seat of a motor vehicle.), As Introduced
The bill would amend the Transportation Code making it an offense to use a portable computer, a portable television, a portable digital video disc player, or a portable videocassette player while in the front seat of a motor vehicle (operator or passenger).
The bill would take effect September 1, 2005.
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