By: Lucio S.B. No. 642
(In the Senate - Filed February 22, 2005; March 2, 2005,
read first time and referred to Committee on Transportation and
Homeland Security; April 25, 2005, reported adversely, with
favorable Committee Substitute by the following vote: Yeas 6,
Nays 0; April 25, 2005, sent to printer.)
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR S.B. No. 642 By: Ellis
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to offenses involving use of a child passenger safety
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 708.052, Transportation Code, is amended
by adding Subsection (f) to read as follows:
(f) For the purposes of this section, an offense under
Section 545.412 is a moving violation of a traffic law.
SECTION 2. (a) The change in law made by this Act applies
only to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this
Act. For the purposes of this section, an offense is committed
before the effective date of this Act if any element of the offense
occurs before that date.
(b) An offense committed before the effective date of this
Act is governed by the law in effect when the offense was committed,
and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
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