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Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

LD1294 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act To Increase the Penalty for Smoking in a Motor Vehicle When a Child Is Present - Died - Session Adjourned

This bill changes the penalties for the current law that prohibits smoking in vehicles with children under the age of 16 from $50 to $250 for the first violation, $500 for the second violation, with an option of attending a class about secondhand smoke instead of paying the fine for the first violation, which becomes mandatory for subsequent violations.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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