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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 6.7. UNATTENDED CHILD IN MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT [15600 - 15632]

  ( Division 6.7 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 855, Sec. 2. )
  

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [15600 - 15603]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 855, Sec. 2. )

  
15603.  

The purpose of this division is to help prevent injuries to, and the death of, young children from the effects of being left alone in a motor vehicle, to help educate parents and caretakers about the dangers of leaving children alone in a motor vehicle, and to authorize a monetary fine to be imposed on a person for leaving a young child alone in a motor vehicle in circumstances that pose a life safety risk.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 855, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)