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Relating to the transportation of children in motor vehicles; creating an offense.
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- Bill Passed
This text refers to the Conference Report Vote in the House.
Vote to adopt a conference report that would amend the Texas Transportation Code to state that a driver would commit a misdemeanor if he or she allowed children under 17 years old to ride in a vehicle without wearing a seatbelt.
-Amends the current seatbelt law to include vehicles hired to provide non-emergency Medicaid transportation (Sec. 1). -Requires any passenger under 15 years old to wear a seat belt, regardless of which seat he or she is in (Sec. 2). -Requires motorcycle passengers to be at least 5 years old, unless traveling in a sidecar, and mandates a fine of between $100 and $200 for a violation of this section (Sec. 3).
|Date||Chamber||en-TX, bills, show, action|
|executive branch||Signed by the Governor|
|executive branch||Effective on 9/1/09|
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