Under the proposed law's wording, police wouldn't specifically pull drivers over if they suspect them of smoking with children in the car. Instead, the fine would come as a secondary offense for drivers who are pulled over for another traffic violation. Any fines collected for this offense would support the Literary Fund, "a permanent and perpetual school fund established in the Constitution of Virginia."
A final vote is likely to take place on Thursday, February 11, 2016. Click here to read House Bill 1348 in PDF form.