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Oklahoma Passes Child Seat Safety Requirements Bill (United States)

August 17, 2015

The State of Oklahoma has passed House Bill 1847 Child passenger restraint systems, specifying child seat safety requirements.

The bill specifies the following:

  • A child under four (4) years of age shall be properly secured in a child passenger restraint system. The child passenger restraint system shall be rear-facing until the child reaches two (2) years of age or until the child reaches the weight or height limit of the rear-facing child passenger restraint system as allowed by the manufacturer of the child passenger restraint system, whichever occurs first
  • A child at least four (4) years of age but younger than eight (8) years of age, if not taller than 4 feet 9 inches in height, shall be properly secured in either a child passenger restraint system or child booster seatThe bill is subjected to a penalty for violations with a fine up to $50 with court fees up to $15, and has move to the Oklahoma Senate for vote.