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2009 House Bill 4493: Prohibit multiple passengers for beginning drivers

Public Act 268 of 2010

Introduced by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on March 4, 2009 To prohibit drivers under age 18 with a level two graduated driver license from having more than one passenger in the car who is a minor unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, or under certain other limited conditions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on March 4, 2009
Reported in the House on June 24, 2010 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 10, 2010
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on November 10, 2010
Substitute offered by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on November 10, 2010 To add additional restrictions on young drivers, including cell phone use while driving.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 10, 2010
Passed 79 to 19 in the House on November 10, 2010 To prohibit first-year drivers under age 18 from having more than one passenger in the car who is a minor unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, except for driving to school. Also, except for going to work, to ban these drivers from driving after 10 p.m. and before 5 a.m. (currently the ban is midnight to 5).
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2010
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on November 30, 2010
Passed 30 to 5 in the Senate on December 2, 2010 To prohibit first-year drivers under age 18 from having more than one passenger in the car who is a minor unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, except for driving to school. Also, except for going to work, to ban these drivers from driving after 10 p.m. and before 5 a.m. (currently the ban is midnight to 5) .
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 14, 2010

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