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CS/CS/SB 76: Driving While Distracted

GENERAL BILL by Innovation, Industry, and Technology ; Infrastructure and Security ; Simpson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Passidomo ; Hooper ; Mayfield ; Book ; Rouson ; Berman ; Perry ; Taddeo ; Cruz

Driving While Distracted; Designating the “Florida Driving While Distracted Law”; defining the term “driving while distracted”; prohibiting a person from operating a motor vehicle when driving while distracted; revising crash results for which a user’s billing records for a wireless communications device or the testimony of or written statements from certain authorities are admissible as evidence, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2019
Last Action: 3/20/2019 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/20/2018 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2018 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 38
    2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 02/19/19, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
    2/21/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    3/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/06/19, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Building
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
    • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 149
    3/6/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 187
    3/7/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/8/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary
    3/13/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology read 1st time -SJ 229
    3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building

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  • CS/CS/SB 76, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/7/2019 at 10:45 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 45 Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Slosberg Compare Last Action: 1/10/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 26
    H 107 Use of Wireless Communications Devices while Driving Toledo, Slosberg Compare Last Action: 3/22/2019 H PCS on Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Reed Hall

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.305 Wireless communications devices; prohibition. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 76, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/21/2019 at 3:34 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Pre-Meeting) 3/4/2019 (pdf)
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Post-Meeting) 3/7/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 45 Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Slosberg Compare Last Action: 1/10/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 26
    H 107 Use of Wireless Communications Devices while Driving Toledo, Slosberg Compare Last Action: 3/22/2019 H PCS on Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Reed Hall

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    200286 - Amendment
    Delete lines 50 - 73 and insert:
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    (Hutson)
    3/5/2019
    9:43 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/7/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    452950 - Amendment
    Between lines 180 and 181 insert:
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    (Bracy)
    3/5/2019
    4:28 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/7/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/6/2019 10:30 AM Innovation, Industry, and Technology 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.305 Wireless communications devices; prohibition. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 76, Original Filed Version Posted 11/20/2018 at 2:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 2/18/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 2/21/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 107 Use of Wireless Communications Devices while Driving Toledo, Slosberg Similar Last Action: 3/22/2019 H PCS on Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Reed Hall
    H 45 Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Slosberg Compare Last Action: 1/10/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 26

    Committee Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    594074 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Simpson)
    2/18/2019
    4:31 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 211782 - Amendment to Amendment (594074)
    In directory clause, delete line 5 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Simpson)
    2/18/2019
    6:46 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 958944 - Amendment to Amendment (594074)
    Delete lines 42 - 58 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Simpson)
    2/18/2019
    6:48 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 947646 - Amendment to Amendment (594074)
    Delete lines 98 - 116 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Simpson)
    2/18/2019
    6:47 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 260730 - Amendment to Amendment (594074)
    Delete line 126 and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Simpson)
    2/18/2019
    6:47 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/19/2019 4:30 PM Infrastructure and Security 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.305 Wireless communications devices; prohibition. Page 1 (pdf)

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