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H.324

Introduced by   Representative DePoy of Rutland City

Referred to Committee on

Date:

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.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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