2013 Regular Session



Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


In the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

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.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Zirkin and Forehand
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0528
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0559 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Transportation - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):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
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-1130, 27-115)

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October 2, 2015 9:11 A.M.