Vote YES on SB 76 and vote NO on SB 168

Email or call your Senator and urge that he or she vote YES on SB 76 and vote NO on SB 168 at the Senate Rules Committee meeting this Wednesday, 04/17/19, 2:00 pm.

Vote YES    SB76          Texting While Driving            Prohibits use of a wireless communications device while driving.  Distracted driving is a recognized cause of traffic accidents especially with inexperienced teen drivers.

Vote NO     SB 168       Federal Immigration Enforcement           This bill prohibits Sanctuary Cities.  It threatens, profiles, harasses and detains immigrant families. It wastes valuable local resources hurting families and local budgets. It corrodes community trust in law enforcement and drains valuable law enforcement.

Include your name and address or Zip Code so your legislator knows you are a constituent.

District /Last Name /Email /Phone

27 Benacquisto (850) 487-5027
32 Book (850) 487-5032
5 Bradley (850) 487-5005
24 Brandes (850) 487-5024
35 Braynon (850) 487-5035
34 Farmer (850) 487-5034
39 Flores (850) 487-5039
6 Gibson (850) 487-5006
7 Hutson (850) 487-5007
20 Lee (850) 487-5020
3 Montford (850) 487-5003
28 Passidomo (850) 487-5028
37 Rodríguez (850) 487-5037
9 Simmons (850) 487-5009
10 Simpson (850) 487-5010
33 Thurston (850) 487-5033

If you are a constituent of Rules Committee Chair, Lizbeth Benacquisto, ask her to place the following bills on the agenda for the next Criminal Justice Committee meeting. Otherwise, ask your Senator to urge the Chair to place these bills on her next committee agenda.

SB 204       Detention Facilities      Requires that a custodial interrogation at a place of detention be electronically recorded in its entirety in connection with certain offenses to insure its integrity and compliance with procedures.

SB 268       Voting Methods             Requires a voter-verified paper trail and meets the voter accessibility requirements for individuals with disabilities. Insures integrity of voting process.

SB 1346     Public Records/Homelessness Counts and Databases       Public knowledge of such information could lead to discrimination against or ridicule of an individual, which could make such individual reluctant to seek assistance.  Public knowledge of such information may also create a greater risk of injury to affected individuals who are survivors of domestic or suffer from mental illness or substance abuse.  Additionally, public knowledge of such may create a heightened risk for fraud and identity information theft to affected individuals.