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S. 1413 (117th): Modernizing Seat Back Safety Act

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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 Oct 5, 2021.

Modernizing Seat Back Safety Act

This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a final rule revising motor vehicle seating systems safety standards to reduce the potential for injury to all motor vehicle occupants due to seat back failure during all types of vehicle impact.

DOT must also establish a date for required compliance with the final rule of not later than two motor vehicle model years after the model year during which the effective date of the final rule occurs.