2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Eads
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CELLULAR TELEPHONES WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE; TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. It is unlawful for any person to use a cellular telephone while operating a motor vehicle. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.