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CS/SB 846: Divers-down Warning Devices

GENERAL BILL by Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Abruzzo

Divers-down Warning Devices; Revising the definitions of the terms “divers-down buoy,” “divers-down flag,” and “divers-down symbol”; expanding the types of indicators or devices allowed to be used to signal the presence of submerged divers; specifying requirements for divers-down warning devices, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/1/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-171
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/13/2015 Senate • Filed
12/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 62
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 01/20/16, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/20/2016 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
1/21/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 239
• CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 241
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
2/2/2016 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 290
2/5/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/10/16, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/10/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 344
2/11/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/18/16
2/18/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 422
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 446
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 446
2/24/2016 House • In Messages
3/4/2016 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 829
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
• Received -HJ 829
3/7/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 887
• Substituted for CS/HB 681 -HJ 887
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/8/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 920
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 920
3/8/2016 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 837
3/18/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/1/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-171