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SB 151 - Mandatory Seatbelt Use - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Susan Shepherd voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandatory Seatbelt Use

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the use of a seatbelt and makes violation a primary offense.

Highlights:
- Requires a child who is 8 years of age or older or at least 57 inches tall to properly wear a seatbelt while maintaining the current child restraint laws for younger children [Sec. 2]. - Requires a law enforcement officer to clearly view a seatbelt violation prior to stopping the driver [Sec. 2]. - Makes the driver and the passenger liable for passenger violations [Sec. 3]. - Exempts individuals with disabilities that prevent them from using a seatbelt [Sec. 3].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Mandatory Seatbelt Use

Sponsors

  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Rice (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Alice J. Borodkin (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Gibbs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Stanton Judd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Liane 'Buffie' McFadyen (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne L. McGihon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Merrifield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James L. 'Jim' Riesberg (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Janann Todd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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