Some acts of government defy easy placement in broad categories like Crime and Environment and will be listed here. They may be serious--a Congressional joint resolution honoring minority veterans of World War II--to legislators expressing support for good causes, like the Indiana House of Representatives designating Oct. 1, 2010, as Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Sometimes official proposals seem simply designed to relieve the stress of governance as when a New Mexico legislator introduced a bill requiring all custodians in the capitol building to be graduates of the University of New Mexico School of Law.
Asbestos workers; violations; penalties. Requires the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to maintain a registry of… more »
State song. Designates "At Home in Virginia" by Evi Burgin as the state song of Virginia. more »
Pedestrians. Requires vehicle drivers to stop for pedestrians crossing at marked crosswalks or at intersections not… more »
Text messaging and emailing while driving; penalty. Allows police officers to issue citations to violators who text message… more »
Driver's licenses. Prohibits issuance of driver's licenses to any person less than 21 years old unless he is either… more »
Operation of moving motor vehicle while distracted; penalties. Prohibits the operation of a moving motor vehicle while… more »