Georgia Gov. Deal signs booster seat legislation

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Monday, May 9, 2011

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that increases the age requirements for children to be in child safety systems in cars registered in Georgia.

Deal signed the bill Monday, according to a notice from his office.

The new law will require children under 8 years old to be in a child seat, with an exemption for children who meet height and weight criteria.

The new law raises the age requirement from 6 and younger to 8 and younger.

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