2009 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Generally Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 966
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Harrington, Jones, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child


Prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle in which a person who is under the age of 8 is a passenger from smoking a tobacco product or allowing a passenger to smoke in the motor vehicle; establishing a $50 fine for a violation of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health -see also- Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-1127 , 27-115 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered