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LD 2012 - Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles with Children - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

Barry Hobbins voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Barry Hobbins made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles with Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles with Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes smoking in a motor vehicle while a person under the age of 16 is present a civil violation.

Highlights:
Provides that a person may still receive a fine for violating this ordinance even if the windows of the motor vehicle are open. [Sec. 1 (2)] - Provides that a violation of this ordinance is not justification for a search or inspection of the motor vehicle in which it occurred [Sec. 1 (3)]. - Provides that the penalty for a violation of this ordinance is: from September 1, 2008 until August 31, 2009, a written warning; beginning September 1, 2009, a fine of $50 [Sec. 1 (5)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-46) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles with Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes smoking in a motor vehicle while a person under the age of 16 is present a civil violation.

Highlights:
Provides that a person may still receive a fine for violating this ordinance even if the windows of the motor vehicle are open. [Sec. 1 (2)] - Provides that a violation of this ordinance is not justification for a search or inspection of the motor vehicle in which it occurred [Sec. 1 (3)]. - Provides that the penalty for a violation of this ordinance is: from September 1, 2008 until August 31, 2009, a written warning; beginning September 1, 2009, a fine of $50 [Sec. 1 (5)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles with Children

Sponsors

  • Brian M. Duprey (ME - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • David Gilman Savage (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
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