"I like what the governor is doing on the budget, but I disagree with him on this one," said Del. Albert C. Pollard Jr. D-Lancaster. "The issue is: Where does government stop? Could this be used as an arbitrary measure by policemen to stop drivers?"
Added Del. Jackie T. Stump, D-Buchanan County: "We've got plenty of laws on the books, quite honestly. In government, we push too many things. We can't be every brother's keeper."
Warner will get support from some House Republicans. Del. Thomas M. Bolvin and Del. Timothy D. Hugo, both from Fairfax County, said they will vote for the bill. [mandatory seat belts]