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CS/SB 90: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities ; Perry ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Mayfield ; Rodriguez ; Campbell ; Baxley

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.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 10/30/2017 Senate - Now in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/9/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
10/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
10/24/2017 Senate • CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 1
10/25/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
10/30/2017 Senate • Now in Transportation