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CS/SB 448 (2010) -  Wireless Communications Device/Driving [CPSC]

by Transportation and Detert (CO-SPONSORS) Dockery
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
Last Event: Died in Messages on Friday, April 30, 2010 6:59 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Transportation
    • On agenda for: 03/24/10 1:15 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 0
  • Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    • On agenda for: 04/14/10 9:30 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 2
  • Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 04/19/10 10:30 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 0

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Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/27/2010 11:07 AM   Yeas: 34 Nays: 4 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 8] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Messages Time: 04/30/2010 - 6:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/27/2010 - 11:55 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 4 -SJ 00886 Time: 04/27/2010 - 11:08 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 00886 Time: 04/27/2010 - 11:03 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 00852 Time: 04/26/2010 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar Time: 04/22/2010 - 6:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 00651 Time: 04/19/2010 - 3:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Favorable by- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 00651 Time: 04/19/2010 - 12:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations, 04/19/10, 10:30 am, 309-C Time: 04/14/2010 - 4:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Now in Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 00599 Time: 04/14/2010 - 3:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 00599 Time: 04/14/2010 - 12:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 04/14/10, 9:30 am, 301-S Time: 04/09/2010 - 1:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 04/07/10, 8:00 am, 301-S --Meeting cancelled Time: 04/02/2010 - 3:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 00344 Time: 03/30/2010 - 4:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/25/2010 - 1:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS read 1st time on 03/25/10 -SJ 00345 Time: 03/24/2010 - 3:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00344 Time: 03/24/2010 - 3:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/24/10, 1:15 pm, 37-S Time: 03/19/2010 - 4:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Introduced, referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 00039 Time: 03/01/2010 - 7:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Time: 12/09/2009 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Filed Time: 10/14/2009 - 11:42 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1

Statutes Referenced by this Bill