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Deadly Chattanooga Crash Prompts Kansas Proposal for School Bus Seat Belts

Kansas lawmakers could debate and vote this year on becoming the seventh state to require seat belts on school buses. A bill introduced by Clay Center Republican Rep. Susie Swanson would require all school buses purchased after Jan. 1, 2018, to have lap-shoulder seat belts. Such belts cross from the shoulder to the waist, as well as extending over the lap.