Safety belt system; use in motor vehicles. (SB276)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Safety belt system use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize a safety belt system. Current law requires the use of safety belts only by (i) occupants under the age of 18, (ii) drivers, and (iii) passengers 18 years of age or older occupying the front seat. The bill changes a violation of safety belt system requirements from a secondary offense to a primary offense. Read the Bill »


02/06/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103297D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2020Incorporated by Transportation (SB907-Lucas) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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