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Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Laws and Regulations

 Health and Safety Code

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Birthing Centers:  Written Policy re: CPS Dissemination


Clinics:  Written Policy re: CPS Dissemination


​Hospitals:  Written Policy re:  CPS Dissemination


​Day Care Centers:  Posted CPS Signs

Insurance Code

Section​​Section Title
​ 11580.011Car Seat Replacement After Accident-Auto Insurance Companies

Motor Vehicle Code

SectionSection Title
VC Section 15600Kaitlyn's Law
VC Section 15602Application of Division
VC Section 15603Purpose of Division
VC Section 15620Prohibition Against Unattended Child in Vehicle
VC Section 15630Fine Allocation
VC Section 15632Dissemination of Information Concerning Prohibition Against Unattended Child in Vehicle
VC Section 27315Mandatory Seat Belt Law
VC Section 27316Safety Belt Schoolbuses Study
VC Section 27316.5School Pupil Activity Bus Passenger Restraint System
VC Section 27360Child Passenger Restraint System: Requirements for Children 8 and Younger
VC Section 27360.5Child Passenger Restraint System: Safety Belts: Requirements
VC Section 27360.6Child Passenger Restraint System: Penalties and Fines
VC Section 27361Notice to Appeal for Violation
VC Section 27362Child Passenger Seat Restraints: Compliance
VC Section 27362.1Child Passenger Restraint System: Prohibition Against Resale After Accident
VC Section 27363Exemption: Medical Conditions or Size
VC Section 27363.5Child Passenger Seat Restraints: Information Requirement
VC Section 27364Legislative Intent
VC Section 27365Car Rental Agencies: Child Restraint Systems: Notice
VC Section 27366Child Passenger Restraint Systems: Duties of Department
VC Section 27368Child Passenger Restraint System: Three-Wheeled Motor Vehicle


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