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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 737

File Code: Transportation - Generally Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 415
Sponsored By:
Delegates Barnes, Braveboy, Arora, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Burns, Cane, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Lafferty, Love, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Stein, Valderrama, Vaughn, and Wilson
Entitled:
Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child

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; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/10
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/11
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
3/17
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

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:

Transportation
( 21-1130 , 27-115 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Environmental Matters
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