Introduced by Representative DePoy of Rutland City
Subject: Transportation; motor vehicles; smoking; children prohibition
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to prohibit smoking in a car when a child under 12 years of age is a passenger.
AN ACT RELATING TO PROHIBITING SMOKING IN CARS
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 23 V.S.A. § 1134b is added to read:
§ 1134b. SMOKING IN MOTOR VEHICLES; CHILDREN
(a) No individual shall possess lighted tobacco products in a motor vehicle in which a child under 12 years of age is a passenger.
(b) Violation of subsection (a) of this section shall be a primary offense and punishable by a fine not to exceed $100.00.
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