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2016 Regular Session



Public Schools - School Vehicles - Three-Point Seat Belts

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Requiring a specified public school safety education program to include student instruction on school vehicle safety and the use of seat belts; prohibiting specified persons from allowing pupils to stand in a school vehicle while the school vehicle is in motion; requiring that specified school vehicles purchased after January 1, 2018, be equipped with seat belts, as specified; prohibiting a person from operating a school vehicle unless the person and occupants under age 16 are restrained by a seat belt; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Hill, Holmes, Kelly, Lam, Reznik, S. Robinson, Smith, Turner, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Vehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicle Operation
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
School Buses
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - Transportation
(11-153, 11-154, 11-173, 11-174, 16-113, 21-1118, 22-412, 22-412.1, 22-412.3)

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.