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Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child

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Senator Forehand


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

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; specifying that a violation of the Act is not a moving violation for purposes of the assessment of points; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Forehand and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0585
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0030 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
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

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October 24, 2017 1:54 P.M.