NY Lawmakers: Make it illegal to leave children younger than 8-years-old alone in the car

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A measure is making it illegal to leave children younger than 8-years-old alone in the car is headed to the Assembly.

The Senate passed the measure designed to prevent kids from being left alone when it is too hot or cold.

The senate cited data showing that more than 700 children have died from heat stroke in the last 25 years around the country after being left alone in cars.

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