IN SB0551 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 17 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-01-17 - First reading: referred to Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation
Pending: Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Seatbelts on school buses. Provides that, after June 30, 2017, if a school corporation or an accredited nonpublic school enters into a lease for, purchases, or otherwise acquires a school bus or special purpose bus that is used to transport elementary school or high school students, the school bus or special purpose bus must be equipped with a 3-point lap and shoulder safety belt (safety belt) at each seating location. Requires that, after June 30, 2027, a school bus or special purpose bus that a school corporation or an accredited nonpublic school uses to transport elementary school or high school

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Title

Seatbelts on school buses. Provides that, after June 30, 2017, if a school corporation or an accredited nonpublic school enters into a lease for, purchases, or otherwise acquires a school bus or special purpose bus that is used to transport elementary school or high school students, the school bus or special purpose bus must be equipped with a 3-point lap and shoulder safety belt (safety belt) at each seating location. Requires that, after June 30, 2027, a school bus or special purpose bus that a school corporation or an accredited nonpublic school uses to transport elementary school or high school

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-17SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation
2017-01-17SenateAuthored by Senator Sandlin

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