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Vehicle Laws - Smoking Marijuana in Vehicles - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the Senate - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in the passenger area of the motor vehicle on a highway; prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in the passenger area of the motor vehicle on a highway; and establishing specified penalties.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, B. Wilson, Atterbeary, Barron, Beidle, Bromwell, Clippinger, Dumais, Folden, Fraser-Hidalgo, Hill, Jackson, Krimm, Lisanti, Patterson, Rosenberg, Smith, Sophocleus, Vallario, C. Wilson, and Kittleman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Churches -see also- Religion
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Hotels and Motels
Mass Transit -see also- Buses; Railroads
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Private Schools
Public Schools
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Sports and Recreation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-201, 5-601.2)
Article - Transportation

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March 24, 2016 9:33 A.M.