Does anyone

Sweet Mercies

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have a link to the states that have the 8year/4'9" car restraint law pending in legislation? I swear I have seen one and I can't find it now....guess I didn't "favorite" it!!


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I learned in my tech class that Oregon has a bill in the works right now to increase the booster law to 4'9", and a few other changes to the child restraint laws (requiring kids 12 and under to ride in the backseat when a backseat is available; requiring babies 12 months old/20 pounds or less to ride rear-facing; eliminating the exemption that allows drivers to transport more passengers than seating positions).

So Oregon is one of those states that has new laws pending...not sure how far it's gone, though.

Sweet Mercies

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I know Texas has it pending and I think MN does too...dang it..I wish I could find that website. The states were in Red showing that it was pending...


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I found this:

Dont know how current it is but it does have pending laws on it.

And I found this nifty chart which says it is current as of February 2007, but no pending laws. It does note which state have the "appropriate use" clause though.

I also remember seeing one similar to what you are saying but I couldnt find it.

ETA: Sorry finding all sorts of goodies.
this one too:


CPST Instructor
Michigan is working on Senate bill 82 right now for 8yr/4'9"
Once it is through the senate the governor will sign it.

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