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SB 152: Motor Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Altman

Motor Vehicles; Citing this act as the "Minor Traffic Safety Act;" prohibiting a person younger than 18 years of age from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device or telephone; requiring that the course content of driver improvement schools include awareness training about using certain electronic devices while driving; providing for a voluntary check-off on motor vehicle registration forms to make a contribution to the Auto Club South Traffic Safety Foundation; requiring traffic law and substance abuse education program content to include awareness of using certain electronic devices while driving; restricting the number of passengers under the age of 18 permitted in a vehicle operated by a person under the age of 18 unless accompanied by a driver at least 21 years of age, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Transportation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160), CS/CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2013-58)
Location: In committee/council (TR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/27/2012 Senate • Filed
1/11/2013 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Rules -SJ 17
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Transportation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160), CS/CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2013-58)