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HB 0017 - Crimes and offenses; smoking inside vehicle when a person under 13 is present; provide for offense

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Sandra Scott (D)
Last Action: 1/29/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 17 moves to amend Title 16 of the of the O.C.G.A by making it a misdemeanor to smoke inside a motor vehicle when an individual under the age of 13 is present in the vehicle, whether the vehicle is in motion or at rest. If the person in violation of the Code is deemed guilty, they will also be punished with a fine of $100.

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