It's been tried before but never passed. But now, the bill's sponsor believes there's enough support to put seat belts on school buses.
Rep. Gina Mosbrucker (GOP) who's from the 14th District (Goldendale WA area) has introduced HB (House Bill 1057) which would require seat belts on school buses...
Texas has begun to put in motion a new law that requires school buses to be fitted with shoulder-lap belts for school buses. This move came after a fatal crash that killed a student in 2006, another in 2007 and two in 2015.
The Washington State Senate is debating whether to pass Senate Bill (SB) 5054, which would put seat belts on all public and private school buses. A hearing was held before the Senate Transportation Committee January 25th, but no action taken yet.