H.R.2801 - HOT CARS Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 06/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/09/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2801 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/07/2017)
Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act or the HOT CARS Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Transportation to issue a final rule to require that all new passenger motor vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds be equipped with a system for rear seating positions to alert (by an auditory and visual alert that may be combined with a haptic alert) the motor vehicle operator to check rear designated seating positions after the vehicle motor is deactivated.
A state shall use a portion of its highway safety program funds to educate the public on the risks of leaving a child or unattended passenger in a vehicle after the vehicle motor is deactivated.