92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0291
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Short description: 
CHILD PASSENGER-BOOSTER SEATS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that it is         
   the intent of the Act to protect all children to whom the Act applies.      
   Provides that a person woh transports, in specified vehicles, a child       
   who is at least 4 but less than 9 years of age, weighs at least 40          
   pounds or more but not more than 80 pounds, and is less than 58 inches      
   in height must secure the child in a child booster seat and a feder-        
   ally approved lap-and-shoulder belt system. Provides that the parent        
   or legal guardian of such a child must provide a child booster seat to      
   any person who transports the child. Provides that a peron who trans-       
   ports the child of another does not commit a violation of the provi-        
   sion unless a child booster seat was provided by the parent or legal        
   guardian but was not used to transport the child. Provides that             
   failure to secure the child as required is not contributory negli-          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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