DE HB256 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 22 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-06-22 - Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
Pending: House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act requires children 2 years of age or younger to be secured in a rear-facing child passenger restraint system, until the child outgrows the maximum weight and height limits designated by the car seat manufacturer or until the child weighs 40 or more pounds or is 40 or more inches tall. The law takes effect 1 year after its enactment into law to allow residents of this state sufficient time to become aware of the rear-facing car seat requirement.

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An Act To Amend Title 21 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Child Restraints In Motor Vehicles.



2017-06-22 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

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