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HB 47: Texting While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Stark ; Slosberg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J. ; Diamond ; Jacobs ; McGhee ; Smith ; Stevenson ; Watson, C.

Texting While Driving; Revises penalties for violations of Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law; provides enhanced penalties for such violations when committed in school zone or school crossing; removes requirement that specified provisions be enforced as secondary action by law enforcement agency.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/23/2016 House • Filed
1/9/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 34
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 34
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee