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Senate Bill 0040

Senate Bill 0040

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF SB40 (Updated January 27, 2004 4:21 pm - DI 84)

Motor vehicle restraint systems. 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 - 2nd House
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