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CS/SB 1148: Electric Bicycles

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Brandes

Electric Bicycles; Revising definitions relating to the Florida Uniform Traffic Control Law; authorizing a county or municipality to enact an ordinance regulating the operation of electric bicycles on sidewalks or sidewalk areas when such use is permissible under federal law; expanding exceptions to a prohibition on persons driving certain vehicles on sidewalks and bicycle paths; requiring electric bicycles to comply with specified provisions of law, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/9/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 971 -SJ 548
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 84
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 83
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 02/03/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/3/2020 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 240
2/5/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Community Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/10/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/6/2020 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 247
2/10/2020 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
2/11/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20 -SJ 461
3/5/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 461
3/6/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 518
3/9/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 548
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 971 -SJ 548
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 971 -SJ 548