Section 7AA of Chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following paragraph;-
The child passenger restraint shall be approved by the US Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 213, and must be properly fastened and secured according to the manufacturer's instructions. All infants and toddlers under the age of 2 years or weighing less than 30 lbs. shall be restrained in a rear-facing car seat. All children 2 years or older, or who have outgrown their rear-facing car seat by height and weight, should use a forward facing car seat with a harness up to the maximum height and weight allowed by the child restraint manufacturer.
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