Smoking in Car

(Meredith) – A new bill proposed in Indiana would make it illegal to smoke with a kid in your car.

Under Senate Bill No. 4, anyone caught smoking with children in their vehicles could face a $1,000 fine. A third offense within a 12-month period would result in a $10,000 fine.

Sen. Jim Merritt (R-District 31) and Sen. Eddie Melton (D-District 3) introduced the legislation on Jan. 3, according to WXIN in Indianapolis.

If passed, the bill would go into effect in July of 2019 and join nine other states that have outlawed smoking in a car with children present.

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