Georgia Lawmakers rushing to protect children at risk near school buses (SB25)

Legislation to protect children at school bus stops is racing through the Georgia General Assembly, as members fear each day of delay could cost a child’s life.

It’s so urgent that lawmakers from both the House and Senate drew up essentially the same bill, and Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon, chairman of the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, gave the first hearing to the Senate version because it is farther along.