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House committee approves bill increasing seat belt fines

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Posted: Apr 13, 2010 11:53 AM
Updated: Apr 13, 2010 12:25 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: seat belt, fines, bill, House of Representatives, transportation committee, Louisiana

The House Transportation Committee approved a bill Tuesday morning that would increase seat belt fines from $25 to $50.

During the debate, state safety leaders said 64 lives would be saved each year if seat belt fines were increased to $100.

News 2's Mike Steele will have more from the Capitol at 4, 5 & 6 p.m.

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