Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (790730) for CS for SB 518
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/24/2014           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Gardiner) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 16 - 39
    4  and insert:
    5         (1)(a) Every operator of a motor vehicle as defined in this
    6  section, while transporting a child in a motor vehicle operated
    7  on the roadways, streets, or highways of this state, shall, if
    8  the child is 5 years of age or younger, provide for protection
    9  of the child by properly using a crash-tested, federally
   10  approved child restraint device.
   11         1. For children aged through 3 years, such restraint device
   12  must be a separate carrier or a vehicle manufacturer’s
   13  integrated child seat.
   14         2. For children aged 4 through 5 years, a separate carrier,
   15  an integrated child seat, or a child booster seat belt may be
   16  used. However, the requirement to use a child restraint device
   17  under this subparagraph does not apply when a safety belt is
   18  used as required in s. 316.614(4)(a) and the child:
   19         a. Is being transported gratuitously by an operator who is
   20  not a member of the child’s immediate family;
   21         b. Is being transported in a medical emergency situation
   22  involving the child; or
   23         c. Has a medical condition that necessitates an exception
   24  as evidenced by appropriate documentation from a health care
   25  professional.
   26         (5) Any person who violates this section commits a moving
   27  violation, punishable as provided in chapter 318 and shall have
   28  3 points assessed against his or her driver license as
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete line 7
   33  and insert:
   34         seat, or child booster seat; providing exceptions;