March 7, 2011(Key vote)
Title: Protection of Children from Second Hand Smoke in Motor Vehicles
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in a vehicle with children under 16.
Specifies that violators of this bill are subject to a $45 fine, but may have it waived if the following occur (Sec. 1):
If the person has not been convicted of the violation in the past; or
If the person proves to the court that they have begun a smoking cessation program.
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.