CS/SB 90: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving
Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Revising the legislative intent relating to the authorization of law enforcement officers to stop motor vehicles and issue citations to persons who are texting while driving; requiring deposit of fines into the Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund; requiring a law enforcement officer to inform a person who is stopped for texting while driving of the person’s right to decline a search of his or her wireless communications device, etc.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations
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• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 14
• On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 104
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Transportation -SJ 104
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 01/10/18, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 14
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 93
• Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 141
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 141
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 01/23/18, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 228
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 228
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations
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