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SB 158: Child Restraint Requirements

GENERAL BILL by Perry ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hooper ; Harrell ; Book ; Stewart ; Cruz ; Rouson ; Flores

Child Restraint Requirements; Increasing the age of children for whom operators of motor vehicles must provide protection by using a crash-tested, federally approved child restraint device; increasing the age of children for whom a separate carrier, an integrated child seat, or a child booster seat may be used, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/20/2019 Senate • Filed
    9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 16
    10/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/15/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
    10/15/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
    10/16/2019 Senate • Now in Infrastructure and Security
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
    1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
    1/22/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Rules

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  • SB 158, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/20/2019 at 9:04 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 10/14/2019 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 10/15/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 1/17/2020 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 1/22/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 533 Child Restraint Requirements Beltran Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
    H 395 (e1) Transportation Andrade Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Infrastructure and Security

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    10/15/2019 11:00 AM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/21/2020 4:30 PM Infrastructure and Security 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.613 Child restraint requirements. Page 1 (pdf)

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