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SB 300 - Seat Belt Requirement - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (45-55) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Seat Belt Requirement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all motor vehicle occupants to wear seat belts. Requires all minors to either wear seat belts or to be secured in appropriate child safety restraints.

Highlights:
- Exempts individuals possessing a written statement from a licensed physician, participating in a parade, or performing official job duties which require them to frequently exit the vehicle (sec. 10). - Establishes maximum fines of $100 for violations involving minors and $20 for violations involving adults (sec. 11). - Prohibits violations of the seat belt requirement from being recorded on an individual's driving record or from being used by insurance companies to increase premiums (sec. 11).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Seat Belt Law

Sponsors

  • Mike R. Cooney (MT - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Eve Franklin (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kim J. Gillan (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan W. Harrington (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward A. 'Ed' Hilbert (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard L. 'Rick' Laible (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Greg H. Lind (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynda Bourque Moss (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John W. Parker (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank J. Smith (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn M. Squires (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
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