Bill Text: NH HB230 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibiting smoking in motor vehicles when a passenger is under 16 years of age.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-14 - Lay on Table (Rep. Steven Smith): Motion Adopted DV 178-142 03/14/2019 House Journal 9 P. 42 [HB230 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB230-Introduced.html

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

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