CS/SB 416: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving
GENERAL BILL by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities ; Detert ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis ; Lynn ; Altman ; Sachs ; Sobel
Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Creating the “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law”; prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device for certain purposes; specifying information that is admissible as evidence of a violation; providing penalties; providing for enforcement as a secondary action; providing for points to be assessed against a driver’s license for the unlawful use of a wireless communications device within a school safety zone or resulting in a crash, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Transportation (TR)
- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
- Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations (BTA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Budget -SJ 37
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 12/07/11, 9:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 110
• Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 110
• On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 01/12/12, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 37
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -SJ 135
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 161
• Now in Budget -SJ 135
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 255
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, 01/26/12, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -SJ 279
• Now in Budget -SJ 279
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 20 NAYS 1 -SJ 671
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
• Died on Calendar
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