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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9


Subject
Resolution in Support of State Legislation to Make the Ban on Texting While Driving a Primary Offense

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Alexandria C. Nicodemi, Assistant County Attorney, ext. 3750


Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-17-098, supporting state legislation that would make the ban on texting while driving a primary offense.


Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.01, Florida Statutes


Background Discussion
At its regular meeting on July 25, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners instructed the County Attorney's Office (CAO) to prepare a resolution supporting state legislation that would make texting while driving a primary offense.

The CAO has prepared a resolution for Board consideration, and same is attached.


County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
This is a County Attorney item.


Reviewing Attorney
Nicodemi

Instructions to Board Records
1--Assuming adoption, see Section 2 of the Resolution, for instructions to the Clerk of Court.

2--Assuming adoption, provide a fully executed copy of the Resolution to Assistant County Attorney Alexandria Nicodemi and to Information Outreach Manager Nicholas Azzara.


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  R-17-098.pdf