Bill:  HB 62 
Legislative Session: 85(R) Council Document: 85R 3511 JXC-F
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Last Action:06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.
Author:Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Coauthor:Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | Ashby | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Button | Cortez | Darby | Faircloth | Farrar | Geren | Goldman | Hernandez | Howard | Israel | King, Ken | Koop | Longoria | Martinez, "Mando" | Miller | Minjarez | Neave | Ortega | Perez | Price | Raney | Raymond | Rodriguez, Justin | Sheffield | Stucky | Thierry | Thompson, Ed | Turner | Uresti, Tomas | Villalba | Zerwas
Sponsor:Zaffirini
Cosponsor:
Subjects:Vehicles & Traffic--Rules of Road (I0860)
ALEX BROWN MEMORIAL ACT (P0592)
EMAIL & ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS (S0321)
SIGNS (S0235)
TELEPHONES & TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES (S5657)
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF (V0251)
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF (V8796)
House Committee:Transportation
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=13   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=0
Senate Committee:State Affairs
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=5   Nays=1   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=3
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote | Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Effective on 9/1/17      06/06/2017    
 Signed by the Governor      06/06/2017     6064
 Sent to the Governor      05/25/2017     5573
 Signed in the Senate      05/25/2017     3317
 Signed in the House      05/24/2017     4804
 Reported enrolled      05/23/2017   11:28 AM  4837
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported      05/21/2017     2274
 Text of Senate Amendment(s)      05/21/2017     4134
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/21/2017     4135
 Record vote   RV#1518   05/21/2017     4134
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)      05/21/2017     4134
 Point of order withdrawn   Article III, Section 30   05/21/2017     4134
 Motion to concur in Senate amendment(s)      05/21/2017     4134
 Senate Amendments Analysis distributed      05/20/2017   12:11 PM 
 Senate Amendments distributed      05/20/2017   12:09 PM 
 Senate passage as amended reported      05/19/2017     3887
 Statement(s) submitted      05/19/2017     2133
 Reason for vote recorded in Journal      05/19/2017     2132
 Record vote      05/19/2017     2132
 Passed      05/19/2017     2132
 Read 3rd time      05/19/2017     2132
 Record vote      05/19/2017     2132
 Three day rule suspended      05/19/2017     2132
 Record vote      05/19/2017     2132
 Passed to 3rd reading      05/19/2017     2132
 Record vote      05/19/2017     2132
 Amendment fails of adoption      05/19/2017     2132
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1 Taylor of Galveston   05/19/2017     2132
 Read 2nd time      05/19/2017     2131
 Record vote      05/19/2017     2131
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      05/19/2017     2131
 Placed on intent calendar      05/19/2017    
 Committee report printed and distributed      05/17/2017   10:02 PM 
 Reported favorably as substituted      05/17/2017     2072
 Considered in public hearing      05/16/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      05/16/2017    
 Left pending in committee      05/15/2017    
 Testimony taken in committee      05/15/2017    
 Considered in public hearing      05/15/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      05/15/2017    
 Referred to State Affairs      05/09/2017     1760
 Read first time      05/09/2017     1760
 Received from the House      03/20/2017     562
 Reported engrossed      03/16/2017   04:39 PM  750
 Reason for vote recorded in Journal      03/16/2017     709
 Record vote   RV#90   03/16/2017     708
 Passed as amended      03/16/2017     708
 Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal      03/16/2017     707
 Amended   1-Krause   03/16/2017     707
 Read 3rd time      03/16/2017     707
 Reason for vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     684
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     684
 Record vote   RV#86   03/15/2017     683
 Passed to engrossment as amended      03/15/2017     683
 Amended   17-Krause and Alvarado   03/15/2017     683
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     683
 Record vote   RV#85   03/15/2017     682
 Amended   16-Gooden   03/15/2017     682
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     682
 Record vote   RV#84   03/15/2017     682
 Motion to table fails   16-Gooden   03/15/2017     682
 Amendment(s) offered   16-Gooden   03/15/2017     681
 Record vote   RV#83   03/15/2017     681
 Amendment tabled   15-Tinderholt   03/15/2017     681
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     680
 Record vote   RV#82   03/15/2017     680
 Amendment tabled   14-Cain   03/15/2017     679
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     679
 Record vote   RV#81   03/15/2017     678
 Amendment tabled   13-Rinaldi, Schofield, Burrows, Leach, Fallon, and Biedermann   03/15/2017     676
 Amended   12-VanDeaver   03/15/2017     675
 Record vote   RV#80   03/15/2017     675
 Amendment tabled   11-Dutton   03/15/2017     675
 Amendment withdrawn   10-Dutton   03/15/2017     674
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     674
 Record vote   RV#79   03/15/2017     673
 Amendment tabled   9-Dutton   03/15/2017     673
 Amended   8-Leach   03/15/2017     673
 Record vote   RV#78   03/15/2017     672
 Amendment tabled   7-Dutton   03/15/2017     672
 Record vote   RV#77   03/15/2017     672
 Amendment tabled   6-Dutton   03/15/2017     671
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     671
 Record vote   RV#76   03/15/2017     670
 Amendment tabled   5-Dutton   03/15/2017     670
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2017     670
 Record vote   RV#75   03/15/2017     669
 Amendment tabled   4-Dutton   03/15/2017     669
 Amendment withdrawn   3-Schaefer   03/15/2017     668
 Amended   2-E. Johnson   03/15/2017     668
 Amendment withdrawn   1-Dutton   03/15/2017     667
 Point of order overruled   Rule 1, Section 9(b) and Rule 4, Section 33   03/15/2017     664
 Point of order overruled   Rule 4, Section 32(b)   03/15/2017     663
 Read 2nd time      03/15/2017     663
 Placed on General State Calendar      03/15/2017    
 Considered in Calendars      03/13/2017    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      03/10/2017    
 Committee report distributed      03/10/2017   11:11 AM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      03/10/2017     640
 Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)      03/09/2017    
 Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee      03/09/2017    
 Considered in public hearing      03/09/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      03/09/2017    
 Referred to Transportation      02/13/2017   03:06 PM  276
 Read first time      02/13/2017     276
 Filed      11/14/2016