HB 57 Possession of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Possession of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; penalty. Provides that no person shall possess an alcoholic beverage in the passenger area of a motor vehicle upon a public highway of the Commonwealth in other than the manufacturer's unopened, original container. The bill punishes violation with a civil penalty of 25 dollars.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/13/01 026000896  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/13/01 026000896
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/18/02  House: Assigned to M., P. & P. S. sub-committee: 2
01/18/02  House: Failed to report (defeated) in M., P. & P. S. (9-Y 9-N)
01/25/02  House: Reconsidered by Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/25/02  House: Reported from M., P. & P. S. with amendment (12-Y 10-N)
01/28/02  House: Read first time
01/29/02  House: Passed by for the day
01/30/02  House: Read second time
01/30/02  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/02  House: Pending question ordered
01/30/02  House: Motion to refer to committee agreed to (56-Y 42-N)
01/30/02  House: VOTE: (56-Y 42-N)
01/30/02  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/02  House: Continued to 2003 in Courts of Justice (16-Y 6-N)