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H 4251 General Bill, By J.H. Hodges
    A Bill to amend Sections 56-5-6520, 56-5-6530, and 56-5-6540, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the use of safety belts, so as to make a driver responsible for requiring each occupant of a motor vehicle under eighteen years of age to wear a safety belt or another child restraint system, to create the offense of failure to secure a safety belt on a minor, to provide for penalties and exceptions to this offense, to revise the provisions which exclude certain occupants from wearing a safety belt, to revise the penalties for violating the mandatory use of safety belt requirement, and to allow a law enforcement officer to stop a driver and issue a citation for a violation of this requirement.
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05/25/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-2
05/25/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-3
04/11/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-3
04/17/96House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, April 23, 1996 HJ-40
04/23/96House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, April 30, 1996 HJ-13
04/30/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 1, 1996 HJ-35
05/01/96House Debate adjourned until May 22, 1996 HJ-9
05/22/96House Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary HJ-28

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