7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill limits to a first violation the requirement of a court to waive a fine for certain
10 safety belt violations.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ revises a provision related to a safety belt violation to require the court to waive a
14 fine only for a first violation.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 41-6a-1805, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2017, Chapter 406
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 41-6a-1805 is amended to read:
25 41-6a-1805. Penalty for violation.
26 (1) (a) A person who violates Section 41-6a-1803 is guilty of an infraction and shall be
27 fined a maximum of $45.
28 (b) Until July 1, 2018, a peace officer may not issue a citation to an individual for a
29 violation of Section 41-6a-1803 if the person has not previously been warned for a violation of
30 Section 41-6a-1803 but shall issue the individual a warning informing the individual that
31 operating or being a passenger in a vehicle without wearing a properly adjusted and fastened
32 safety belt is prohibited.
33 (c) The court shall waive all of the fine for a first violation of Subsection
35 child restraint device.
36 (2) Points for a motor vehicle reportable violation, as defined under Section 53-3-102,
37 may not be assessed against a person for a violation of Section 41-6a-1803.