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Free life vests required at wave pools

August 19, 2008 5:56:26 AM PDT
A bill aimed at making wave pools safer for kids is now headed to the State Senate.The bill would require life vests for children less than 4 feet tall at all California amusement park wave pools. Water park operators would also have to sound a warning bell 15 seconds before waves are triggered.

The bill comes one year after a 4-year-old boy drowned at a wave pool in San Francisco.


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