State lawmakers pass seat belt bill

HARTFORD - Governor Jodi Rell is considering a bill that would give Connecticut's cities and towns tax incentives to purchase school buses with seat belts.

Lawmakers passed the plan last night. The law stems from a January bus crash in Hartford that killed a 16-year-old student.

The bill calls for a 50% break on sales taxes for districts. That would be a $3,000 break on a $100,000 bus.

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