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SB 30 - Prohibits Smoking in Vehicles Containing Children - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Smoking in Vehicles Containing Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the driver or any passenger from smoking in a motor vehicle that contains a child who is under 8 years old, effective October 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from smoking in a motor vehicle when a child under 8 years old is present (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “smoking” as the burning of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, or any other device or substance that contains tobacco (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts smoking in mobile homes when the mobile home is used as a permanent or temporary living or sleeping place (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a fine of no more than $50 for any individual convicted of a violation of this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Smoking in Vehicles Containing Children

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