HB 257: "An Act relating to prohibiting the use of cellular telephones when driving a motor vehicle; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 257 01 "An Act relating to prohibiting the use of cellular telephones when driving a motor 02 vehicle; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 28.35 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 28.35.165. Prohibited use of cellular telephone. (a) A person may not 06 use a cellular telephone when driving a motor vehicle on a highway or vehicular way 07 or area. 08 (b) This section does not apply to a person using a cellular telephone for 09 emergency purposes, including an emergency call to a law enforcement agency, fire 10 department, or other emergency services agency or entity. 11 (c) A person who violates this section is guilty of an infraction and may be 12 punished as provided under AS 28.90.010. 13 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect July 1, 2010.