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SB 708: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle

GENERAL BILL by Soto

Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle; Defining the term “wireless communications device”; providing that a person who causes the death of another person while operating a motor vehicle and using a wireless communications device commits vehicular homicide, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Transportation, companion bill(s) passed, see 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. Criminal Justice (CJ)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2013 Senate • Filed
2/13/2013 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Criminal Justice -SJ 52
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Transportation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2013-58)