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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 559

File Code: Transportation - Generally Prior Year Introduction As: SB 415/11 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Kelley, Madaleno, Manno, and Young
Entitled:
Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child

Synopsis:

Prohibiting the driver of a motor vehicle in which a person who is under the age of 8 years is a passenger from smoking a tobacco product or allowing a passenger to smoke in the motor vehicle; establishing a fine of up to $50 for a violation of the Act; specifying that the Act does not apply to a mobile home under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
2/3
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
2/8
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
3/5
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/6
Favorable
Special Order until 3/9 (Senator Brinkley) Adopted
3/9
Favorable Report Adopted

Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 Adopted (24-19)
Special Order until 3/13 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Special Order until 3/13 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 (Senator Ferguson)
Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 Rejected (19-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {933522/1
Special Order until 3/12 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
3/12
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {933522/1 Rejected (10-36)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {703428/1 Rejected (19-27)
Second Reading Passed
3/14
Third Reading Passed (27-19)
House Action
3/15
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Roger P. Manno, District 19
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Transportation
( 21-1130 , 27-115 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 703428/01     Offered on: March 12, 2012   at: 8:45 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 903129/01     Offered on: March 9, 2012   at: 12:25 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 933522/01     Offered on: March 12, 2012   at: 8:43 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Committee Votes :
Senate
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 9, 2012: Floor Amendment (Astle) {903129/1 Adopted (24-19)
March 9, 2012: Floor Amendment (Astle) {903129/1 Rejected (19-25)
March 12, 2012: Floor Amendment (Reilly) {933522/1 Rejected (10-36)
March 12, 2012: Floor Amendment (Reilly) {703428/1 Rejected (19-27)
March 14, 2012: Third Reading Passed (27-19)