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CS/CS/HB 1223: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Gibbons ; Kiar ; Patronis

Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; Renames Office of Motor Carrier Compliance within Division of Florida Highway Patrol as "Office of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement"; authorizes person who is mobility impaired to use motorized wheelchair to temporarily leave sidewalk & use roadway under certain circumstances; revises safety standard requirements for bicycle helmets that must be worn by certain riders & passengers; removes condition for motorcycle or moped license plate that reads from top to bottom to be affixed perpendicular to ground; requires that owners or operators of motorcycles or mopeds with vertical tags pay any required toll by whatever means available; authorizes operation of swamp buggies on public road, highway, or street if local governmental entity has designated public road, highway, or street for such use; provides that authorization does not apply to State Highway System; provides that certain restrictions on number of consecutive hours that commercial motor vehicle may operate do not apply to farm labor vehicle operated during state of emergency or during emergency pertaining to agriculture; requires that application for certificate of title, corrected certificate, or assignment or reassignment be filed within certain time period after consummation of sale of mobile home.

Effective Date: 1/1/2013
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-181, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 393 (Ch. 2012-18), CS/CS/CS/HB 599 (Ch. 2012-174), HB 763 (Ch. 2012-110), CS/CS/HB 1101 (Ch. 2012-151), CS/HB 1287 (Ch. 2012-86), CS/CS/SB 922 (Ch. 2012-159), SB 1998 (Ch. 2012-128)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2012 House • Filed
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 119
1/12/2012 House • Referred to Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 213
1/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 8:15 am, 306 HOB
1/24/2012 House • CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 301
1/27/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 292
1/30/2012 House • Now in Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 309
2/10/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/14/12, 11:30 am, 404 HOB
2/14/2012 House • Favorable by Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 602
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 602
2/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/22/12, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/22/2012 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 816
2/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 812
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 804
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 883
• Amendment(s) adopted (185803, 199603, 610325, 758253, 829261, 836377) -HJ 885
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 929
• Amendment(s) adopted (231707, 795251) -HJ 931
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 933
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 853
• Referred to Transportation; Budget -SJ 853
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Transportation; Budget -SJ 1153
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1153
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1122 -SJ 1155
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1153
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1155
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1155
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1715
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-181, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 393 (Ch. 2012-18), CS/CS/CS/HB 599 (Ch. 2012-174), HB 763 (Ch. 2012-110), CS/CS/HB 1101 (Ch. 2012-151), CS/HB 1287 (Ch. 2012-86), CS/CS/SB 922 (Ch. 2012-159), SB 1998 (Ch. 2012-128)