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Senate 0522: Relating to Electronic Wireless Communications Device/Driving [CPSC] ------------------------------------------------------------------

S522     GENERAL BILL/CS by Transportation; Gelber  (Compare CS/H 0041, H 0323,
H 0333, H 0687, H 0893, S 0168, S 0244, CS/S 0324, S 0328, S 0374,
S 0418, CS/S 0448, S 0592, S 0608, S 0934, S 2514)
Electronic Wireless Communications Device/Driving [CPSC]; Cites this act
as the "You Talk, You Walk Act." Prohibits a person younger than 18
years of age from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless
communications device or telephone. Provides exceptions. Provides for
enforcement as a secondary action. Provides penalties. Provides for the
suspension of a person's driver's license for a violation of a specified
provision. EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/01/2010.
10/26/09 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 00042
04/08/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 04/13/10, 12:30 pm,
04/13/10 SENATE CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00551; CS read 1st
                  time on 04/14/10 -SJ 00554
04/14/10 SENATE Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee
04/15/10 SENATE Original reference(s) removed: Communications, Energy, and
                  Public Utilities; Now in Transportation and Economic
                  Development Appropriations -SJ 00642
04/22/10 SENATE Withdrawn from Transportation and Economic Development
                  Appropriations -SJ 00750; Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
04/27/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/28/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00955
04/29/10 SENATE Read 3rd time -SJ 01065; CS passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 2
                  -SJ 01065
04/29/10 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 0522 11/15/2009 Web Page | PDF
S 0522 04/14/2010 Web Page | PDF

Committee Amendments
Version: Amendment: Published/Filed: Committee Actions: Format:
S 0522 330834 04/12/2010 TR - Replaced by CS
Floor Amendments
Bill Analyses
Analysis: Committee: Posted: Format:
s 0522 Transportation 04/14/2010 PDF
Vote History - Committee
Chamber: Committee: Format:
Senate Transportation PDF

Vote History - Floor
Chamber: Roll Call: Date: Format:
SENATE 0039 04/29/10
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