SB0044

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Seat Belts - Operation of Motor Vehicle While Inmate or Person in Custody Unrestrained - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Prohibiting a correctional officer from operating a motor vehicle in which an inmate is an occupant unless the inmate is restrained by a seat belt; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from operating a motor vehicle in which a person in custody is an occupant unless the person in custody is restrained by a seat belt; requiring a specified lap belt and shoulder harness be used under specified circumstances; and establishing specified civil penalties under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Conway
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Correctional Officers
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicle Operation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(1-202)
Article - Public Safety
(1-701)

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March 2, 2016 12:54 P.M.