SB87. Vehicle Laws - Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats

Maryland General Assembly. 2013 Regular Session. Senate.

Introduced:
Nov 15, 2012
Last Action:
May 02, 2013
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 179

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History

Nov 15, 2012: Pre-filed

Jan 09, 2013: First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Jan 23, 2013: Senate Hearing (13:00 1/23/2013 )

Jan 23, 2013: Hearing 1/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Mar 18, 2013: Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings

Mar 19, 2013: Favorable with Amendments 818671/1

Mar 19, 2013: Favorable with Amendments {818671/1

Mar 19, 2013: Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted

Mar 20, 2013: Favorable with Amendments 818671/1 Report Adopted

Mar 20, 2013: Favorable with Amendments {818671/1 Report Adopted

Mar 20, 2013: Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Mar 22, 2013: Third Reading Passed (29-18)

Mar 22, 2013: First Reading Environmental Matters

Apr 02, 2013: House Hearing (13:00 4/2/2013 )

Apr 02, 2013: Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m.

Apr 06, 2013: Favorable Report by Environmental Matters

Apr 06, 2013: Favorable Report Adopted

Apr 06, 2013: Second Reading Passed

Apr 08, 2013: Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Apr 08, 2013: Returned Passed

May 02, 2013: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 179

Summary

FORthe purpose of repealing an exception to the requirement that a child under a certain age riding in a vehicle be secured in a child safety seat or seat belt that applies in instances where all passenger securing locations are in use by other children ;prohibiting a person who is at least a certain age from being a passenger in a rear seat of a motor vehicle unless the person is restrained by a seat belt ;authorizing a police officer to enforce a certain provision of this Act only as a secondary offense ;increasing the fines for certain offenses relating to the mandatory use of seat belts and child safety seats ;making conforming changes ;and generally relating to seat belts and child safety seats