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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More Texas children could soon have seat belts on the buses they ride to school.

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The state House approved legislation 91-43 on Thursday requiring new school buses, 2018 models and newer, to have safety belts.

The Senate approved a similar measure last month.

Supporters say seat belts cost around $7,000 on new buses costing around $100,000 total. About 1.1 million students ride Texas school buses per day.

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The proposal doesn’t include extra state funding, but schools districts can opt out if they can’t afford buses with seat belts.

Those opposing the bill say they aren’t anti-safety, but that installation is costly and schools can use funding for other priorities.

The Legislature approved $10 million for optional school bus seat belts in 2009, but very few school districts actually installed them.

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