A texting-while-driving ban hit some rough road Tuesday when the Florida House moved to sharply restrict law enforcement access to phone records.
The amendment, pushed by Rep. Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, was approved 73-46. But many text-ban supporters said the timing of the provision threatens to scuttle the entire bill, as lawmakers race toward the legislative session’s scheduled finish Friday.
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Dara Kam of the Tallahassee bureau contributed to this report.