Adopted by House March 8, 2012

SB211 HFA HOWELL 3-8 #2


Delegate Howell moves to amend the Committee Substitute for the Committee Substitute for the bill in section fifteen on page five at line seventy-five, immediately following the word “citation” by inserting the following new subsection:

(h) Within ninety days of the effective date of this section, the Department of Transportation shall cause to be erected signs upon any highway entering the state of West Virginia on which a welcome to West Virginia sign is posted, and any other highway where the Department of Highways deems appropriate, posted at a distance of not more than one mile from each border crossing, each sign to bear an inscription clearly communicating to motorists entering the state that texting, or the use of a wireless communication device without hands-free equipment, is illegal within this state.