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H.R. 6041 (114th): HOT CARS Act of 2016

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 15, 2016.


Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act or the HOT CARS Act of 2016

This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a final rule to require all new passenger motor vehicles be equipped with technology to alert (auditory or visual signal [or both]) that a child or unattended passenger remains in a rear seating position after the vehicle motor is deactivated.

DOT shall issue a report to Congress on the feasibility of retrofitting existing passenger motor vehicles with such technology.