A subcommittee of three senators was assigned to Senate File 330 (SF330). SF330 will require cell phones to be used in hands-free mode while driving. More information at Prohibit Handheld Phone Use While Driving. The subcommittee is Senators Rozenboom, Brown, and Giddens.
What happens next?
After being introduced, bills are often assigned to a subcommittee. If passed, the bill is forwarded to a committee. If passed by the committee then the bill is sent to the chamber (House or Senate) for debate and passage. If the bill passes a chamber, it is sent to the opposite chamber (from House to Senate or Senate to House) where the process starts all over with a subcommittee, committee, and floor debate. After that, it heads to the governor for a signature. It is hard to pass bills and for good reason.
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