Sen. Nancy Detert

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Senate Bill Could Help Hand Car Keys To Kids In Foster Care

A bill that would give teens and young adults in foster care greater access to driver’s licenses unanimously passed its first Senate panel on Tuesday.

02/18/2014

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Playground Smoking Ban Swings Through Senate Committee

A proposal that could ban people from smoking in parks where children play moved easily through its first Senate test on Thursday.

01/09/2014

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E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Backed By Senate Committee

With the slim metal tubes becoming a trendy alternative to regular cigarettes, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

11/07/2013

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Texting While Driving Bill Closer To Law, New Strings Attached

A bill banning texting while driving was approved in its first committee Wednesday, but with exceptions.

CBS4–02/07/2013

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Texting Bill Passes Trans. Committee

A bill aimed at curbing the temptation to text while on the road was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday by a 10-0 vote.

CBS4–12/08/2011

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Texting While Driving Bill Introduced In FL House

Several U.S. states have already banned it, and soon texting while driving in the state of Florida may also be a thing of the past.

CBS4–10/09/2011

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