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CS/CS/HB 689: Driver Education and Testing

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee ; Berman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Schwartz ; Taylor

Driver Education and Testing; Requires curricula of driver improvement courses & traffic law & substance abuse education courses to include instruction on risks associated with using handheld electronic communication device while operating motor vehicle; provides requirements for driver's license examination questions pertaining to traffic regulations relating to blind pedestrians; provides for written examination for learner's driver's license to be available from third-party providers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 3/15/2012 House - Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
Location: Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2011 House • Filed
2/22/2011 House • Referred to Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 60
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 59
3/31/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee, 04/04/11, 1:00 pm, 306 HOB
4/4/2011 House • CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 452
4/6/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 449
4/7/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 588
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 588
4/19/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/21/11, 11:00 am, Reed Hall
4/21/2011 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 775
4/25/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 771
4/27/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 836
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/11
4/29/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 952
• Amendment(s) adopted (826513) -HJ 953
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 996
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 94 NAYS 16 -HJ 996
5/2/2011 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 717
• Referred to Transportation; Budget -SJ 717
5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Transportation; Budget -SJ 737
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 1974 -SJ 737
• Read 2nd time -SJ 737
• Read 3rd time -SJ 737
• CS passed; YEAS 28 NAYS 9 -SJ 737
5/3/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1102
6/13/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/27/2011 • Vetoed by Governor
1/10/2012 House • Veto Message received -HJ 6
3/15/2012 House • Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State