05RS HB334


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HB 334 (BR 1287) - K. Stein, R. Wilkey, J. Crenshaw, M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to child safety.
     Amend KRS 189.125, relating to the state's mandatory seat belt law, to require all drivers transporting children between 40 inches and 4 feet, 9 inches in height, and weighing less than 80 pounds, to have the children secured in a child booster seat that meets federal safety standards; make violations for failure to have a child in a child booster seat a primary offense.


     HFA (1, K. Stein) - Apply provisions of the child booster seat requirement only to those children younger than 8 years of age.

     HFA (2, R. Wilkey) - Amend to make failure to wear a seat belt a primary offense.

     HFA (3/Title, R. Wilkey) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 7-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 77-1 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Transportation (S)

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