SB145 (2017) Detail

Prohibiting smoking in motor vehicles when a passenger under the age of 16 is in the vehicle.


SB 145  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0395

03/01

 

SENATE BILL 145

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in motor vehicles when a passenger under the age of 16 is in the vehicle.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. J. MacKay, Merr. 14; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits smoking in a motor vehicles when a passenger under the age of 16 is in the vehicle.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0395

03/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT prohibiting smoking in motor vehicles when a passenger under the age of 16 is in the vehicle.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Special Rules of the Road; Smoking Prohibited.  Amend RSA 265 by inserting after section 107-a the following new section:

265:107-b  Smoking Prohibited.

I.  No person shall smoke tobacco products in a motor vehicle at any time when a child under the age of 16 is in the vehicle.

II.  The fine for a violation of this section shall be $100.

III.  Enforcement of this section by law enforcement agencies shall be accomplished only as a secondary action when a driver of a motor vehicle has been cited or charged with a violation or some other offense.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 120 days after its passage.

Links

SB145 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB145 Revision: 1727 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 5
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing: 01/31/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:30 pm; SC 8
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 02/23/2017; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Sen. Gray Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 23, 2017 Pending Motion Rerefer to Committee; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Inexpedient to Legislate, Adjournment, Senate Rule 3-23; SJ 1
June 22, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate, Senate Rule 3-23, Adjournment 06/22/2017; SJ 1