2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 379
Motor Vehicles; failure to use safety belts may be considered evidence of causation and negligence
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to horns, exhaust systems, mirrors, windshields, tires, safety belts, and energy absorption systems, so as to provide that the failure to use safety belts may be considered evidence of causation and negligence; to provide that the failure to wear a safety belt cannot be the basis for cancellation of insurance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/26/2014 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/25/2014 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2014 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/11/2014 - Senate Hopper