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SB 1078: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle

GENERAL BILL by Soto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo

Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Operating a Motor Vehicle; Defining the term “wireless communications device”; providing a criminal penalty if a person operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device causes the death of a human being or a viable fetus, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Transportation
Location: In committee/council (TR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2014 Senate • Filed
2/21/2014 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 87
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 87
3/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 04/01/14, 9:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
4/1/2014 Senate • Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 355
• Now in Transportation -SJ 355
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Transportation