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House Bill 1193


House Bill 1193

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Safety belt use in motor vehicles. Requires every occupant of a motor vehicle to wear a safety belt, with certain exceptions. Removes conflicting language in the passenger restraint system law that was declared invalid by the Indiana supreme court. Provides that the operator of a motor vehicle commits a Class D infraction if a passenger in the motor vehicle is less than 12 years of age and is not restrained by a child passenger restraint system or safety belt. Repeals a similar provision in current law that applies only to passenger motor vehicles.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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