March 12, 2008(Key vote)
Title: Booster Seat Requirement
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill mandating the use of child booster seats in motor vehicles if the child is under the age of seven and between 40 and 50 inches tall.
- Establishes a fee of $30 for failure to comply with the booster seat rule after July 1, 2009, with fines being waived for first-time violators who purchase a booster seat (Sec. 2).
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.