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CS/HB 107: Wireless Communications While Driving

GENERAL BILL by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee ; Toledo ; Slosberg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Altman ; Bell ; Beltran ; Brannan ; Bush ; Byrd ; Caruso ; Casello ; Clemons ; Cortes ; Daniels ; Diamond ; DiCeglie ; Drake ; Driskell ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fine ; Fitzenhagen ; Gottlieb ; Grall ; Gregory ; Grieco ; Hattersley ; Ingoglia ; Jacobs ; Joseph ; Killebrew ; LaMarca ; Latvala ; Leek ; Mariano ; Massullo ; McClain ; McClure ; Mercado ; Newton ; Overdorf ; Payne ; Perez ; Pigman ; Plakon ; Plasencia ; Polo ; Polsky ; Ponder ; Pritchett ; Rodriguez, A. ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; Roth ; Santiago ; Smith, C. ; Smith, D. ; Stark ; Stevenson ; Thompson ; Tomkow ; Watson, C. ; Webb ; Willhite ; Zika

Wireless Communications While Driving; Requiring a law enforcement officer to inform a motor vehicle operator of certain rights; requiring such officer to record the race and ethnicity of a violator when issuing a citation; requiring law enforcement agencies to report such information to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; prohibiting a person from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device in a handheld manner in a designated school crossing, school zone, or work zone; authorizing a law enforcement officer during a specified period to stop motor vehicles to issue warnings to persons who are driving while using a wireless communications device in a handheld manner in a designated school crossing, school zone, or work zone; requiring all law enforcement agencies to maintain such information and report it to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles in a form and manner determined by the department, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/17/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-44
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2018 House • Filed
1/3/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 30
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 30
3/22/2019 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Reed Hall
3/26/2019 House • CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 522
3/27/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/27/2019 House • CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 512
3/28/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to State Affairs Committee -HJ 544
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 544
4/2/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/04/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/4/2019 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 584
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 584
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
4/23/2019 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 772
• Read 2nd time -HJ 777
• Read 3rd time -HJ 777
• CS passed; YEAS 104 NAYS 9 -HJ 777
4/23/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/23/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 455
4/24/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 455
4/25/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 486
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/25/2019 Senate • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/CS/SB 76 -SJ 486
• Read 2nd time -SJ 486
• Amendment(s) adopted (384344) -SJ 486
• Read 3rd time -SJ 488
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 33 NAYS 5 -SJ 488
4/25/2019 House • In returning messages
4/29/2019 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (384344) -HJ 1008, 1010
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 108 NAYS 7 -HJ 1010
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1010
5/16/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/17/2019 • Approved by Governor
5/17/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-44