2002 Regular Session
To: Public Utilities
By: Representative Ellis
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT LOCAL ORDINANCES RESTRICTING THE USE OF CELL PHONES IN MOTOR VEHICLES; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. No county, municipality or other political subdivision shall enact any ordinance restricting the use of cellular phones in any motor vehicle until such time as the state may authorize a county, municipality or other political subdivision to enact such an ordinance.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.