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SB 59 - Enforcing Seat Belt Violations as a Primary Offense - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Enforcing Seat Belt Violations as a Primary Offense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes not wearing a seat belt while an automobile is in motion an offense for which law enforcement officers can stop drivers, even in the absence of another violation.

Highlights:
-Specifies that prior to June 30, 2009 law enforcement officers shall issue a warning citation for a seat belt violation and that beginning on June 30, 2009 a fine of $25 will be imposed for such a violation (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Enforcing Seat Belt Violations as a Primary Offense

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