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SB 72: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez ; Mayfield ; Rader

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, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 9/25/2017 Senate - Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 13
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • 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
    9/25/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
    • Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 13

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  • SB 72, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/9/2017 at 9:11 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 90 (c1) Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving Perry Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations
    H 33 (c2) Texting While Driving Toledo, Slosberg Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    H 121 Texting While Driving Slosberg, Stark Compare Last Action: 12/6/2017 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 20

    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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