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HB 33: Texting while Driving

GENERAL BILL by Toledo ; Slosberg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Altman ; Asencio ; Berman ; Beshears ; Boyd ; Burgess ; Clemons ; Cortes, J. ; Cruz ; Daniels ; Diaz, M. ; Donalds ; Drake ; Duran ; Edwards-Walpole ; Fitzenhagen ; Grant, M. ; Gruters ; Hager ; Harrell ; Harrison ; Ingoglia ; Jacobs ; Killebrew ; Leek ; Mariano ; McClain ; McClure ; Metz ; Miller, M. ; Moraitis ; Moskowitz ; Olszewski ; Payne ; Perez ; Plasencia ; Raschein ; Russell ; Smith ; Spano ; Stark ; Stevenson ; Stone ; Watson, C. ; White ; Willhite ; Williams

Texting while Driving; Revises legislative intent; requires law enforcement officer to inform motor vehicle operator of certain rights; prohibits certain actions by such officer; removes requirement that enforcement be accomplished as secondary action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/9/2018 House - Now in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2017 House • Filed
12/13/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 16
1/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 01/09/18, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 16
• Favorable by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
• Now in Judiciary Committee