31 May '18, 2pm

Congress to Again Debate School Bus Seat Belt Legislation

Congress to Again Debate School Bus Seat Belt Legislation

The Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) Act of 2018, H.R.5984 , is being introduced by first-term Democrat Congressman Josh Gottheimer, he announced on Tuesday, along with New Jersey Republican John Faso . It was referred yesterday to the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, and will also require the Secretary of Transportation to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) concerning seat belts on school buses. All school buses would have to have three-point lap-and-shoulder seat belts, while “innovative measures to ensure that students are actually wearing their seat belts while on school buses,” would be encouraged. Rep. Gottheimer said that he is writing to officials at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, to request that they “study and take immediate action to ensur...

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