Bill Summary

SB 52 Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving (2013 Session)
Use of Wireless Communications Devices While Driving; Creating the “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law”; prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device for certain purposes; defining the term “wireless communications device”; specifying information that is admissible as evidence of a violation; providing for enforcement as a secondary action; providing for points to be assessed against a driver license for the unlawful use of a wireless communications device within a school safety zone or resulting in a crash, etc. Effective Date: October 1, 2013
11/19/12
SENATE
Filed
12/05/12
SENATE
Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Judiciary
01/28/13
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Transportation, 02/06/13, 3:00 pm, 37 S
02/06/13
SENATE
Favorable with CS by Transportation; 9 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/08/13
SENATE
Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
02/12/13
SENATE
Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
03/01/13
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 301 S
03/06/13
SENATE
Favorable with CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; 9 Yeas, 0 Nays
03/07/13
SENATE
Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed
03/07/13
SENATE
Now in Judiciary
04/03/13
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 04/08/13, 4:00 pm, 110 S
04/08/13
SENATE
Favorable with CS by Judiciary; 8 Yeas, 0 Nays
04/10/13
SENATE
Committee Substitute Text (C3) Filed
04/11/13
SENATE
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
04/11/13
SENATE
Placed on Special Order for 04/16/13
04/16/13
SENATE
Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 36 Yeas / 0 Nays); Immediately Certified
04/16/13
HOUSE 
In Messages
04/29/13
HOUSE 
Referred to Calendar
04/29/13
HOUSE 
Placed on Special Order Calendar for 04/30/13
04/30/13
HOUSE 
Substituted for HB 0013; Read Second Time; Amendment Adopted (767961)
04/30/13
HOUSE 
Placed on Third Reading for 05/01/13
05/01/13
HOUSE 
Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 110 Yeas / 6 Nays)
05/01/13
SENATE
In returning messages
05/02/13
SENATE
Received from Messages; Concurred with Amendment (767961); Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 1 Nays)
05/02/13
SENATE
Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
05/02/13
SENATE
Engrossed Text (E1) Filed
05/06/13
SENATE
Enrolled Text (ER) Filed
05/21/13
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Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 06/05/13)
05/28/13
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Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2013-058
0052
Filed on 03/07/13
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Amendment 599896
Filed on 04/05/13
Replaced by CS
0052
Filed on 11/19/12
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Amendment 153918
Filed on 02/05/13
Replaced by CS
Amendment 653148
Filed on 02/05/13
Replaced by CS
Amendment 462058
Filed on 02/05/13
Replaced by CS
0052C1
Filed on 02/08/13
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Amendment 190062
Filed on 03/05/13
Replaced by CS
0052C3
Filed on 04/10/13
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Amendment 767961
Filed on 04/29/13
Concurred
0052E1
Filed on 05/02/13
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
0052ER
Filed on 05/06/13
PDF
No amendments to this bill text filed.
316.305
322.27
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