Seat belt law stalls in conference committee

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A bill that would have potentially turned the tables on car-crash victims who weren’t wearing a seat belt has stalled in a committee as the legislative session nears an end.

The proposal, which was passed in the Senate, could have reduced civil damages for someone injured in a car wreck who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

The bill ran into opposition in the House Judiciary Committee where it was rewritten so it was narrower in . . .

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