HB 771

Status: Sent to governor
Author: Rep. Sarah Davis
Sponsor: Sen. Judith Zaffirini
Summary: In the statutes regarding the required posting of signs regarding the prohibited use of cellphones, changes references of "political subdivision" to "local authority." The authority can enter into an agreement with another entity regarding cost-sharing for the expense of posting the signs. Revises the current prohibition on a bus operator using a wireless device while a minor passenger is on the bus to allow the use of a wireless device in the performance of the operator's duties as a bus driver in a manner similar to using a two-way radio.

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