Rep. John D'Amico

Filed: 2/19/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 72 on page 2, by
3 replacing lines 11 through 19 with the following:
4     "(e) A person, regardless of age, may not use a wireless
5 telephone at any time while operating a motor vehicle on a
6 roadway in a school speed zone established under Section
7 11-605, or on a highway in a construction or maintenance speed
8 zone established under Section 11-605.1. This subsection (e)
9 does not apply to (i) a person engaged in a highway
10 construction or maintenance project for which a construction or
11 maintenance speed zone has been established under Section
12 11-605.1, (ii) a person using a wireless telephone for
13 emergency purposes, including, but not limited to, law
14 enforcement agency, health care provider, fire department, or
15 other emergency services agency or entity, or (iii) a law
16 enforcement officer or operator of an emergency vehicle when
17 performing the officer's or operator's official duties.".