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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 11:21am

House Approves Booster Seat Changes

The House has approved legislation that would require six and seven year-old's to use booster car seats.
Currently, the law applies to children under age six.

The House approved the bill by a vote of 128-32. Children over 4 feet, 9 inches tall or over 40 pounds are exempt.

The first violation would carry a fine of up to $50. A second violation has a fine of up to $100.

The bill has already passed the Senate. It now heads to Gov. Nathan Deal for his signature.