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SB 0226 - Use of Safety Belts in Passenger Vehicles; all occupants of a passenger vehicle shall be restrained by a seat safety belt; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Randy Robertson
Last Action: 3/12/2020 - Senate Tabled
Senate Committee: Public Safety
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 226 amends Code Section 40-8-76.1 to provide an exception for a statement about passenger vehicle occupants being restrained by an approved seat safety belt for children under eight years of age using safety restraints in Code Section 40-8-76. In cases in which a minor passenger eight years of age or older fails to comply with all code requirements, the driver is guilty of failure to secure a seat safety belt on a minor.

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