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HB 45: Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Slosberg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Cortes ; Eskamani ; Massullo ; Smith, C.

Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Revises short title & legislative intent; prohibits operation of motor vehicle while holding or touching wireless communications device; provides exceptions; requires law enforcement officer to record certain information on citation; requires law enforcement agencies to provide such information to DHSMV; requires report to Governor & Legislature; removes requirement that enforcement be accomplished only as secondary action.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 1/10/2019 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 107 (Ch. 2019-44) -HJ 26
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/26/2018 House • Filed
1/3/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
1/10/2019 House • Withdrawn from Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
• Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 107 (Ch. 2019-44) -HJ 26