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CS/CS/HB 13: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee ; Holder ; Pilon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Berman ; Boyd ; Broxson ; Campbell ; Castor Dentel ; Cruz ; Diaz, J. ; Edwards ; Ford ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hood ; Hooper ; Jones, S. ; Kerner ; McBurney ; Moskowitz ; Perry ; Rader ; Roberson ; Rodriguez, J. ; Slosberg ; Spano ; Stewart ; Van Zant ; Waldman ; Watson, C. ; Williams ; Zimmermann

Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Creates "Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law"; prohibits operation of motor vehicle while using wireless communications device for certain purposes.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 4/30/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2013-58) -HJ 1010
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2012 House • Filed
1/11/2013 House • Referred to Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 20
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 20
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee, 03/07/13, 1:00 pm, 404 HOB
3/7/2013 House • CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 215
3/8/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/11/2013 House • Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee -HJ 211
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
• CS by Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 206
3/13/2013 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 248
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 248
4/1/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/03/13, 9:30 am, Reed Hall
4/3/2013 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 414
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 411
4/4/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 433
4/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 House • Substituted CS/CS/CS/SB 52 -HJ 1010
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2013-58) -HJ 1010