HB 127 -  First Responder Roadway Safety

by Slosberg-King
Applies prohibition against texting while driving & prohibition against using wireless communications device in handheld manner in certain areas to motor vehicle that is stopped until authorized emergency vehicle has passed; prohibits person from operating motor vehicle while using wireless communications device in handheld manner in immediate vicinity of certain first responders; authorizes law enforcement officer to issue warnings or citations; provides that billing records or certain testimony are admissible as evidence in certain crashes; authorizes first-time offenders to participate in driving safety program; authorizes clerk of court to dismiss case & assess court costs; requires law enforcement officers to record certain information when issuing citation; requires report to DHSMV, Governor, & Legislature.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 9:25 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 09/29/2021 - 12:26 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 09/29/2021 - 12:26 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 09/29/2021 - 12:26 PM Member: Committee: Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee Time: 09/29/2021 - 12:26 PM Member: Committee: Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 09/29/2021 - 12:26 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 09/17/2021 - 2:49 PM Member: Slosberg-King Committee: Version: __

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