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HB 121: Texting While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Slosberg ; Stark ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Clemons ; Cortes, J. ; Davis ; Duran ; Jacobs ; Killebrew ; Mercado ; Smith ; Stevenson ; Watson, C.

Texting While Driving; Revises short title & legislative intent; revises penalties for violations of provisions re: texting while driving; provides enhanced penalties for violations committed in school zones & crossings; requires law enforcement agencies to adopt policies prohibiting racial profiling in enforcement; removes requirement that enforcement be accomplished as secondary action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 12/6/2017 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 20
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/31/2017 House • Filed
    9/6/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Government Accountability Committee
    12/6/2017 House • Withdrawn from Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Government Accountability Committee
    • Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 20

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  • HB 121, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/31/2017 at 3:04 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 33 (c2) Texting While Driving Toledo, Slosberg Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    S 72 Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Garcia Compare Last Action: 9/25/2017 S Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 13
    S 90 (c1) Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Perry Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations

    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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