§ 31-22-11.9 Use of cell phones by minors while operating motor vehicles prohibited. (a) The use of a cell phone by a minor while said minor is operating a motor vehicle shall be prohibited, except in the case of an emergency. For purposes of this section, the term "minor" shall include any person less than eighteen (18) years of age.
(b) Any person who violates any of the provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00).
(c) For a second conviction under this section a person shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00).
(d) For a third or subsequent conviction a person shall be
punished by a fine of one hundred dollars ($100) and/or loss of license until
the user reaches his/her eighteenth (18th) birthday.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 186, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 322, § 1.)