Summary: H.R.6041 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6041. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/15/2016)

Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act or the HOT CARS Act of 2016

This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a final rule to require all new passenger motor vehicles be equipped with technology to alert (auditory or visual signal [or both]) that a child or unattended passenger remains in a rear seating position after the vehicle motor is deactivated.

DOT shall issue a report to Congress on the feasibility of retrofitting existing passenger motor vehicles with such technology.