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Motor Vehicles - Passenger Seat Belt Requirement - Primary Offense

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein


In the Senate - Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Making the failure to wear a seat belt in a rear passenger seat of a motor vehicle a primary offense rather than a secondary offense; and requiring a specified motor vehicle passenger in a front seat position that is not adjacent to a door of a motor vehicle to be restrained by a seat belt.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Stein, Beidle, Fraser-Hidalgo, and Frush
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.