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HB315 (BR1388) - S. Riggs, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the protection of children in motor vehicles.
     Amend KRS 189.125, relating to vehicle occupant restraints, to require booster seats to be used by children who are less than nine years old and are between 40 and 57 inches in height; clarify that a child of any age who is over 57 inches in height shall not be required to be secured in a booster seat.


     SCS1 - Retain provisions of the GA version with the following exception: apply to children under eight years of age instead of under nine.

     Feb 05, 2015 - introduced in House
     Feb 09, 2015 - to Transportation (H)
     Feb 12, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 24, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 25, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2015
     Feb 27, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 61-26
     Mar 02, 2015 - received in Senate
     Mar 03, 2015 - to Transportation (S)
     Mar 10, 2015 - taken from Transportation (S); 1st reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 11, 2015 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 24, 2015 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 24, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 33-5 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; Bill passed 69-27
     Mar 25, 2015 - enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 30, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 91)