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H 3118 General Bill, By Gilliard, Daning, Wells and Southard
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    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3890 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE IN MOTION WHILE TEXT MESSAGING OR RECEIVING TEXT MESSAGES, OR USING ANY FORM OF ELECTRONIC READING DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF POINTS ASSIGNED TO VARIOUS TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING, SECOND OFFENSE, IS A TWO POINT VIOLATION AND TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING, THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE, IS A FOUR POINT VIOLATION.
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12/11/12House Prefiled
12/11/12House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/08/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 91)
01/08/13House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 91)



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