NU Online News Service, May 9, 3:52 p.m. EDT, Washington–Indiana's governor is being asked to veto legislation that would roll back a state court decision holding that failure to use a seat belt constitutes fault for an auto accident.

The bill, SEA 218, was passed in the final hours of the recent session of the Indiana General Assembly without input from the executive branch and at the request of the trial bar, according to officials at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

However, officials at Indianapolis-based NAMIC said "they had no understanding" as to whether Gov. Mitchell Daniels will veto the measure. The bill was not on a list of legislative priorities submitted by the administration when the legislation session that just ended began, a NAMIC official said.

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