School buses, public; requirement of seat belts. (HB224)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt consisting of a lap belt and shoulder strap or harness in every seat. The bill requires each school board to ensure that no later than July 1, 2036, each school bus that it uses for the transportation of students is equipped with a seat belt in every seat. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101489D
12/29/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2018Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB224)
01/24/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 6-N)
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB224)
02/13/2018Left in Education