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HB 148 - Prohibits Smoking in Motor Vehicles with Minors - New Mexico Key Vote

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Title: Prohibits Smoking in Motor Vehicles with Minors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual from smoking in a motor vehicle when a minor is present.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits an individual from “smoking” in a motor vehicle when an individual under the age of 18 is present in the vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “smoking” as the following (Sec. 1):
    • The inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying of any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation;
    • The use of an electronic smoking device that creates an aerosol or vapor intended for inhalation; and
    • The use of any oral smoking device for the purpose of circumventing the provisions of this bill.
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a misdemeanor, punishable by the following fines (Sec. 1):
    • $100 for a first offense, which will be waived if the individual completes an approved smoking cessation course; and
    • $100 for a second or subsequent offense.

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Title: Prohibits Smoking in Motor Vehicles with Minors

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