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Key Votes

SB 44 - Prohibiting Smoking in Cars with Children - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Cars with Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits adults from smoking in motor vehicles while children up to 12 years of age are present, regardless of whether or not the windows are down.

Highlights:
- Supplements this provision to the statewide indoor smoking prohibition, which carries the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    - $100 fine for the first violation; - $200 fine for the second violation within a period of one year; and - $300 fine for the third and subsequent violation within a period of one year.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Cars with Children

Sponsors

  • Bernadette M. Sanchez (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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