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Senate 0448: Relating to Wireless Communications Device/Driving [CPSC] ------------------------------------------------------------------

S448     GENERAL BILL/CS by Transportation; Detert; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dockery
(Identical CS/H 0041, Compare H 0323, H 0893, S 0168, S 0244, CS/S 0324,
S 0326, S 0328, S 0374, CS/S 0522, S 0592, S 0934, S 2514)
Wireless Communications Device/Driving [CPSC]; Creates the "Florida Ban
on Texting While Driving Law." Prohibits the operation of a motor
vehicle while using a wireless communications device for certain
purposes. Provides for points to be assessed against a driver's license
for the unlawful use of a wireless communications device resulting in a
crash, etc. EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/01/2010.
10/14/09 SENATE Filed
12/09/09 SENATE Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and
                  Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic Development
03/02/10 SENATE Introduced, referred to Transportation; Communications,
                  Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic
                  Development Appropriations -SJ 00039
03/19/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/24/10, 1:15 pm, 37-S
03/24/10 SENATE CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00344; CS read 1st
                  time on 03/25/10 -SJ 00345
03/25/10 SENATE Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee
03/30/10 SENATE Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 00344
04/02/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public
                  Utilities, 04/07/10, 8:00 am, 301-S --Meeting cancelled
04/09/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public
                  Utilities, 04/14/10, 9:30 am, 301-S
04/14/10 SENATE Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities;
                  YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 00599; Now in Transportation and
                  Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 00599; On Committee
                  agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development
                  Appropriations, 04/19/10, 10:30 am, 309-C
04/19/10 SENATE Favorable by- Transportation and Economic Development
                  Appropriations; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 00651; Placed on
                  Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 00651
04/26/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00852
04/27/10 SENATE Read 3rd time -SJ 00886; CS passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 4
                  -SJ 00886
04/27/10 HOUSE In Messages
04/30/10 HOUSE Died in Messages

In addition to the above Bill History information, the Division of Legislative Information publishes a brief Bill Summary (PDF) for the Senate bill AS ORIGINALLY FILED. Check the Bill Analyses section below for detailed analyses, if available, prepared by the Senate's professional committee staff.
Version: Posted: Format:
S 0448 11/15/2009 Web Page | PDF
S 0448 03/25/2010 Web Page | PDF

Committee Amendments
Version: Amendment: Published/Filed: Committee Actions: Format:
S 0448 974140 03/22/2010 TR - Replaced by CS
Floor Amendments
Bill Analyses
Analysis: Committee: Posted: Format:
s 0448 Transportation 03/25/2010 PDF
s 0448 Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities 04/14/2010 PDF
s 0448 Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations 04/19/2010 PDF
Vote History - Committee
Chamber: Committee: Format:
Senate Transportation PDF
Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities PDF
Senate Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations PDF

Vote History - Floor
Chamber: Roll Call: Date: Format:
SENATE 0008 04/27/10
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