TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Proposals which would ban texting while driving have made some progress in the state Senate but have gone nowhere in the House.
On Tuesday, the Senate’s budget panel is expected to consider the measure (SB416) which has already has been cleared by three Senate committees with a total of two votes cast against it.READ MORE: Florida's Nikki Fried Weighs Action Over DeSantis' Environmental Appointment
The House version (HB 299), however, hasn’t moved because leaders there liken it to needless government intrusion into people’s lives.READ MORE: Florida Judge Blocks Key Parts of 'Sanctuary Cities' Law
Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia already have texting while driving bans.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito's Cause Of Death Pending As Brian Laundrie Still Nowhere To Be Found
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