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

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


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
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
Article - Public Safety

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October 24, 2017 5:07 P.M.