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CS/SB 590: Noncriminal Traffic Infractions

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Garcia ; Wise ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers

Noncriminal Traffic Infractions; (THIS BILL COMBINES S590 & S568) Amending provisions relating to use of a traffic infraction detector when a driver has failed to stop at a traffic control signal pursuant to specified provisions; providing that the owner of a motor vehicle involved in a violation is responsible for paying the uniform traffic citation unless the motor vehicle’s owner was deceased on or before the date the uniformed traffic citation was issued; requiring the establishment of minimum yellow light change interval times for intersections where traffic infraction detectors are used; requiring notices of violation for violations at such intersections to contain specific information regarding the yellow light times, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 599 (Ch. 2012-174), CS/CS/HB 1223 (Ch. 2012-181)
Location: In committee/council (BTA)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations (BTA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 51
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
2/2/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/07/12, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/7/2012 Senate • CS combines this bill with SB 568
• CS by Transportation; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 484
• Remaining combined CS references: Community Affairs; Budget
2/9/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 484
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/13/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 485
2/13/2012 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 499
• Now in Budget -SJ 499
2/14/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 519
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 599 (Ch. 2012-174), CS/CS/HB 1223 (Ch. 2012-181)