Referred to Committee
March 17, 2009
March 16, 2009(Key vote)
Title: Eliminating Child Safety Seat Exemptions
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that eliminates the two exemptions to the law requiring all children six years of age or younger to be restrained in a child safety restraint in a moving vehicle.
-Eliminates the exemption that specifies if all motor vehicle seat belts are in use, an unrestrained child may be placed in the rear seat of a motor vehicle (Sec. 1).
-Eliminates the exemption that authorizes an attendant to remove a child from a safety seat for the purpose of nursing the child or attending the child's other immediate psychological needs (Sec. 1).