Under existing law, every person transporting a child in a motor vehicle operated on the roadways, streets, or highways of this state must use an aftermarket or integrated child passenger restraint system meeting applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards and certain requirements under state law. A person who violates this provision may be fined $25 for each offense
Fifteen dollars of a fine imposed for violation of this provision is used to distribute vouchers for size appropriate child passenger restraint systems to limited income families in the state. The Alabama Head Injury Foundation administers this program free of charge
This bill would provide that 15 percent of the $15 distributed to the Alabama Head Injury Foundation would be earmarked to cover the costs of administering the program
To amend Section 32-5-222, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to fines for violation of the child safety restraint law; to provide for the Alabama Head Injury Foundation to use a percentage of the funds it receives for distribution for child safety restraints to cover the costs of administering the program.
|May 7, 2013||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|April 18, 2013||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|April 10, 2013||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security|
|Bill Text||HB594 Alabama 2013 Session - Introduced|