Child restraint devices; penalty if child suffers injury or death. (SB705)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child restraint devices; penalty. Expands the violation of the Child Restraints article to include a misdemeanor for a violation where the child suffers injury or death.


01/23/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


  • 11/27/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100826D
  • 11/27/2012 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 01/15/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB705)
  • 01/23/2013 Passed by indefinitely in Transportation (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)


stephen writes:

This Violation should also be for the person at fault for the accident. But yet this same bill writer has no problem with drunk Drivers getting their license back to harm the same kids that this law protects.