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    Bill proposed today to raise booster age to 8!

    Woohoo! I'm so excited! Has anyone heard of a bill like this being proposed that didn't pass? I can't imagine that it won't, who wants to be the bad guy who opposes child safety?! lol They want to ammend the current law and add parts about you have to be using the seat according to the manufacturer and you can be ticketed for using it wrong etc. Of course this can only happen if cops have a clue, which ours don't. Maybe this will spur them to send some people to class. It also has that you can get your (STUPID $25) fine waived if you take your car to a seat check and get a letter.
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    Re: Bill proposed today to raise booster age to 8!

    unfortunately, these bills usually have to go thriough a few times before they pass - and by then they're no longer best practice.
    Rebekah Branch, CPST from May 2005 until June 2011
    Mom to CJ (7/96, seatbelt), Gregory (4/98, seatbelt), & Joyjoy (10/03, misc. booster seats)
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    Re: Bill proposed today to raise booster age to 8!

    Booster seat age in NC has been 8 for 2 years.
    You should have seen places like Walmart, Target, BRU the last week of Dec 2004! You couldn't find a booster seat anywhere!
    Lysandra
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    Mia 13, Ian 10, Clek Olli x2, TB and BubbleBum

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