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HB 1214 - 2007-08
Regarding the use of electronic wireless communications devices for text messaging while operating a moving motor vehicle.
Sponsors: McDonald, Morrell
Bill History

2007 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 15
First reading, referred to Transportation. (View Original Bill)
Feb 15
Public hearing in the House Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
TR - Executive action taken by committee.
TR - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 28
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 6
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 13
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 73; nays, 23; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 15
First reading, referred to Transportation. (View Original Bill)
Mar 21
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 27
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 30
TRAN - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 3
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Apr 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 13
Committee amendment adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 32; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 17
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 90; nays, 8; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 18
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 20
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 11
Governor signed.
Chapter 416, 2007 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 1/1/2008.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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