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HB 1237 - Seat Belt Requirement - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Jim Merritt, Jr. voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Jim Merritt, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Seat Belt Requirement

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (31-16) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (57-43) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (34-65) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (28-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Seat Belt Requirement

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Highlights:
- Requires all passengers, including back-seat passengers, to wear seat belts (sec. 7). - Requires passengers who cannot wear seat belts for medical reasons to provide written proof from a physician (sec. 6). - Provides exceptions for vehicles used in farming and construction areas (sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (55-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Seat Belt Requirement

Vote Result
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Highlights:
- Requires all passengers, including back-seat passengers, to wear seat belts [sec. 8 (1)]. - Requires passengers who cannot wear seat belts for medical reasons to provide written proof from a physician [sec. 8 (1)(1)]. - Provides exceptions for vehicles used in farming and construction areas [sec. 8 (1)(7,13)]. - Forbids passengers from riding in the bed of a truck on a public highway [sec. 12 (56)(a)]. - Forbids police from performing a traffic stop to check seatbelt use (secs. 11-12).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Seat Belt Requirement

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