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HB 802 - Requiring Seatbelts in Automotive Vehicles - Key Vote

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Legislation - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (Senate) (16-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Seatbelts in Automotive Vehicles

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table a bill requiring the use of seat belts in motor vehicles in the state of New Hampshire.

Highlights:
- Requires all individuals to wear seatbelts in a motor vehicle and children 6 years of age and younger to be properly secured in a child restraint system (sec. 2). -Exempts passengers in passenger transport vehicles, school buses weighing more than 10,000 pounds and vehicles manufactured before 1968 (sec. 2) - Fines a violator $50 for the first offense and $100 for the second and each subsequent offense (sec. 2).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS AN "INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE" VOTE AND IS A VOTE TO KILL THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION. IF THE VOTE SUCCEEDS, THE LEGISLATION DIES. IF THE VOTE FAILS, THE LEGISLATION IS STILL UP FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CHAMBER.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (153-140) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Seatbelts in Automotive Vehicles

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table a bill requiring the use of seat belts in motor vehicles in the state of New Hampshire.

Highlights:
- Requires all individuals to wear seatbelts in a motor vehicle and children 6 years of age and younger to be properly secured in a child restraint system (sec. 2). -Exempts passengers in passenger transport vehicles, school buses weighing more than 10,000 pounds and vehicles manufactured before 1968 (sec. 2) - Fines a violator $50 for the first offense and $100 for the second and each subsequent offense (sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requiring Seatbelts in Automotive Vehicles

Sponsors

  • Jennifer M. Brown (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Martha Fuller Clark (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth S. Hager (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Martha Stroup McLeod (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James P. 'Doc' Pilliod (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Margaret 'Maggie' Wood Hassan (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
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