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39-5510.  Smoking on buses. (1) Smoking of tobacco or other products in or upon any bus, except a charter bus, is a violation of the provisions of this chapter, and any person smoking tobacco or other products on a bus, except a charter bus shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be punished as provided in section 39-5507, Idaho Code.      (2)  As used in this section:
(a)  "Bus" means any passenger bus or coach or other motor vehicle having a seating capacity of fifteen (15) or more passengers operated by a bus company for the purpose of carrying passengers or cargo for hire.
(b)  "Bus company" means any person, group of persons, association, partnership, corporation or other recognized legal entity providing for-hire transportation to passengers or cargo by bus upon the highways in the state, including passengers and cargo in interstate or intrastate travel. These terms also include cities, counties, districts, public corporations, boards and commissions established under the laws of this state providing transportation to passengers or cargo by bus upon the highways in the state, whether or not for hire.
(c)  "Charter" means a group of persons, pursuant to a common purpose and under a single contract, and at a fixed charge in accordance with a bus company’s tariff, which has acquired the exclusive use of a bus to travel together to a specified destination or destinations, or special excursions to one (1) specific destination.

[39-5510, added 1987, ch. 183, sec. 1, p. 362.]

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