June 22, 2009(Key vote)
Title: Smoking in Cars with Minors
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in vehicles when minors are present.
-Prohibits smoking in a vehicle with persons under age eighteen (Sec. 1).
-Establishes an initial fine of no less than $50 for each minor present (civil penalty), whereupon each following violation the fine increases by $50 for each minor in the vehicle (Sec. 1).
-Establishes the violation as a nonmoving civil traffic violation (Sec. 1).