Wed., March 30, 2011 3:21pm (EDT)

House Approves Booster Seat Changes
By Associated Press
Updated: 3 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
The House approved the bill by a vote of 128-32. (GPB Stock)
The House approved the bill by a vote of 128-32. (GPB Stock)
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.