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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Generally Prior Year Introduction As: SB 415/11 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Kelley, Madaleno, Manno, and Young
Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child


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.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used. For explanation of terms click here.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Special Order until 3/9 (Senator Brinkley) Adopted
Favorable Report Adopted

Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 Adopted (24-19)
Special Order until 3/13 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Special Order until 3/13 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 (Senator Ferguson)
Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {903129/1 Rejected (19-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {933522/1
Special Order until 3/12 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {933522/1 Rejected (10-36)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {703428/1 Rejected (19-27)
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (27-19)
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Roger P. Manno, District 19
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-1130 , 27-115 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 703428/01     Offered on: March 12, 2012   at: 8:45 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 903129/01     Offered on: March 9, 2012   at: 12:25 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 933522/01     Offered on: March 12, 2012   at: 8:43 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 9, 2012: Floor Amendment (Astle) {903129/1 Adopted (24-19)
March 9, 2012: Floor Amendment (Astle) {903129/1 Rejected (19-25)
March 12, 2012: Floor Amendment (Reilly) {933522/1 Rejected (10-36)
March 12, 2012: Floor Amendment (Reilly) {703428/1 Rejected (19-27)
March 14, 2012: Third Reading Passed (27-19)
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