Georgia Legislature passes school bus safety bill

February 14, 2019 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Acting with deliberate speed, Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday rushed through legislation to protect children from motorists at school bus stops.

With nearly every member of the House of Representatives voting for Senate Bill 25, the legislation, which passed the Senate by a unanimous vote last week, now goes to the desk of Gov. Brian Kemp.

The approval comes just a third of the way through the 2019 legislative session. Lawmakers feared that any delay could increase the risk of a child dying on a roadway.

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