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H 229 - Primary Seat Belt Bill - Key Vote

Massachusetts Key Votes

Carl Sciortino, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Carl Sciortino, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (76-80) - (Key vote)

Title: Primary Seat Belt Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to anyone not wearing a seatbelt while driving a car or riding as a passenger, and at least 16 years old. This bill also allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to the driver for each passenger between the ages of 12 and 16 riding without a seatbelt. Additionally, the bill prohibits police officers from inspecting or searching vehicles that were pulled over for seat belt violations.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Primary Seat Belt Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to anyone not wearing a seatbelt while driving a car or riding as a passenger, and at least 16 years old. This bill also allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to the driver for each passenger between the ages of 12 and 16 riding without a seatbelt. Additionally, the bill prohibits police officers from inspecting or searching vehicles that were pulled over for seat belt violations.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-74) - (Key vote)

Title: Primary Seat Belt Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to anyone not wearing a seatbelt while driving a car or riding as a passenger, and at least 16 years old. This bill also allows police officers to issue a $25 ticket to the driver for each passenger between the ages of 12 and 16 riding without a seatbelt. Additionally, the bill prohibits police officers from inspecting or searching vehicles that were pulled over for seat belt violations.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Primary Seat Belt Bill

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