Bill Details - HB230 (2019)

HB 230 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0410

01/06

 

HOUSE BILL 230

 

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

 

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0410

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

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

 

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.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Transportation HJ 2 P. 42
Feb. 5, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 11:00 am LOB 203
Feb. 12, 2019 Executive Session: 02/12/2019 02:00 pm LOB 203
March 7, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/07/2019 (Vote 11-7; RC) HC 14 P. 20
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 11-7; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
Special Order to 03/14/2019 Without Objection HJ 8 P. 60
March 14, 2019 Lay on Table (Rep. Steven Smith): MA DV 178-142 03/14/2019 HJ 9 P. 42

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 12, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 14, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB230 Revision: 4518 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 12:03 p.m.