Smoking; unlawful for person to smoke in motor vehicle with minor present, civil penalty. (HB1366)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs) with support from co-patron Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Smoking in a car with a minor present; civil penalty. Makes it unlawful for a person to smoke in a motor vehicle in the presence of a child younger than 13 years of age; punishable by a civil penalty of $100. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/06/2012Committee
12/06/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101395D
12/06/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2013Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1366)
01/17/2013Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
02/06/2013Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

Comments

stephen writes:

Keep your government out of our families car.

Roger writes:

What's next a state registry for adults that have children under age 13 living in your home.
Maybe the cops can storm your home if they believe you smoke.

TERRY writes:

ITS THE MOST B.S I HAVE EVER HEARD OF.