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

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


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

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

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  R-17-098.pdf