2011 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 564
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand and Robey
Motor Vehicles - Required Seat Belt Use by Each Occupant


Prohibiting a person from operating a motor vehicle unless each occupant is restrained by a seat belt or a child safety seat; prohibiting a person from being a passenger in a motor vehicle unless the person is restrained by a seat belt or a child safety seat; repealing an exception to the requirement to secure specified children in a motor vehicle with a seat belt or a child safety seat; altering the standard for the number of seat belts required to be equipped in the front and back seats of specified motor vehicles; 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 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Drivers' Licenses
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 16-113 , 22-412 , 22-412.2 , 22-412.3 , 27-106 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings