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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5301

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 125

 

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Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING THE FINES FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subsection (h) of section 14-296aa of the general statutes, concerning the prohibition of the use of hand-held mobile telephones and electronic devices by motor vehicle operators, be amended to increase the fine for a second violation and for a third or subsequent violation.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the fines for distracted driving for repeat offenders.