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HB 448 - Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats - Texas Key Vote

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Title: Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats

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Title: Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires children under the age of 2 ride in rear-facing car seats.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that an individual commits an offense if the individual operating a vehicle transports a child younger than two years and does not put the child in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat, unless the child (Sec. 1):

    • Is taller than 3 feet, 4 inches; or

    • Weighs more than 40 pounds.

  • Specifies that a child with a medical condition that prevents the child from being secured in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat will be considered a defense to prosecution under the previous highlight (Sec. 1).

Title: Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats

Title: Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats

Title: Requires Children Under 2 Ride in Rear-Facing Car Seats

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