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HB 0924 - Billy Foulke Teenage Seatbelt Safety Act; enact

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Everson,Melvin 106th
Last Action: 3/4/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
House Committee: JudyNC
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

The bill concerns the fines and penalties for failure to wear a seat safety belt. The penalties upon conviction range as follows:


            1st conviction - $25.00 fine


            2nd conviction - $50.00 fine and 3 month license suspension


            3rd conviction - $75.00 fine and 6 month license suspension


            4th conviction - $100.00 fine and 12 month license suspension


Any of the violations would not result in points being added to the offender. This bill does not apply to passengers or to those in pick-up trucks.

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