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2016-04-10 House Journal

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HB 308                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 308                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the limitation of liability for the inspection,                                                        
     installation, or adjustment of a child safety seat or in providing                                                         
     education regarding the installation or adjustment of a child safety                                                       
     seat."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Wool and Millett:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 3, following "seat" (title amendment):                                                                           
     Insert "; and relating to child safety devices in motor vehicles"                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 23:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 2. AS 28.05.095(b) is amended to read:                                                                                
         (b)  Except as provided in (c) of this section, a driver may not                                                       

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     transport a child under the age of 16 in a motor vehicle unless the                                                        
     driver has provided the required safety device and properly                                                                
     secured each child as described in this subsection. A child                                                                
              (1)  less than one year of age or a child one year of age or                                                      
     older who weighs less than 20 pounds shall be properly secured in                                                          
     a rear-facing child safety seat that meets or exceeds standards of                                                         
     the United States Department of Transportation and is used in                                                              
     accordance with the manufacturer's instructions;                                                                           
              (2)  one or more years of age but less than four [FIVE]                                                       
     years of age who weighs 20 pounds or more shall be properly                                                                
     secured in a child restraint device that meets or exceeds the                                                              
     standards of the United States Department of Transportation and                                                            
     is used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions;                                                                
              (3)  over four years of age but less than eight years of age                                                      
     who is less than 57 inches in height and weighs 20 or more                                                                 
     pounds but less than 65 pounds shall be properly secured in a                                                              
     booster seat that is secured by a seat belt system or by another                                                           
     child passenger restraint system that meets or exceeds the                                                                 
     standards of the United States Department of Transportation and                                                            
     is used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions;                                                                
              (4)  over four years of age who exceeds the height or                                                             
     weight requirements in (3) of this subsection shall be properly                                                            
     secured in a seat belt;                                                                                                    
              (5)  eight years of age but less than 16 years of age who                                                         
     does not exceed the height and weight requirements in (3) of this                                                          
     subsection shall be properly secured in a child safety device                                                              
     approved for a child of that size by the United States Department                                                          
     of Transportation or in a safety belt, whichever is appropriate for                                                        
     the particular child as determined solely by the driver."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                
ordered, and the new title follows:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 308 am                                                                                                      
     "An Act relating to the limitation of liability for the inspection,                                                        
     installation, or adjustment of a child safety seat or in providing                                                         
     education regarding the installation or adjustment of a child safety                                                       
     seat; and relating to child safety devices in motor vehicles."                                                             

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Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
HB 308 am be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                               
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 308 am was read the third time.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Kreiss-Tomkins was noted.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 308 am pass the House?"  The roll was                                                            
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 308 am                                                                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Gattis, Guttenberg, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                               
Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                     
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                                
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hawker                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 308 am passed the House and was referred to the Chief                                                                
Clerk for engrossment.