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SB 246: Texting While Driving in a School Zone

GENERAL BILL by Sachs

Texting While Driving in a School Zone; Revising penalties for violations of the Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law; providing enhanced penalties for such violations when committed in a school zone or school crossing, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
Location: In committee/council (CU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/9/2015 Senate • Filed
9/17/2015 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation; Fiscal Policy -SJ 21
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 21
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities