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5 This act modifies the Motor Vehicle Code by amending an exception to seat belt laws.
6 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
8 41-6-183, as last amended by Chapter 153, Laws of Utah 2000
9 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
10 Section 1. Section 41-6-183 is amended to read:
11 41-6-183. Exceptions.
12 (1) This article does not apply to a driver or passenger of:
13 (a) a motor vehicle manufactured before July 1, 1966;
14 (b) a motor vehicle in which the driver or passengers possess a written verification from
15 a licensed physician that the driver or passenger is unable to wear a safety belt for physical or
16 medical reasons; or
17 (c) a motor vehicle or seating position which is not required to be equipped with a safety
18 belt system under federal law.
19 (2) This article does not apply to a passenger who is an immediate family member, as
20 defined in Section 76-5-106.5 , of the driver if all seating positions are occupied by other
Legislative Review Note
as of 10-25-01 2:57 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.