The bill passed the house earlier this week. now the bill is awaiting Governor Nathan Deal's signature.
The current law requires children 6 years or younger to use booster seats.
The new law will keep kids strapped up until age 8. Certain kids will be exempted if they weigh at least 40 pounds or stand 4 feet 9 inches or taller.
Georgia Highway Safety said drivers who fail to keep kids in booster seats can face a 50 dollar fine for the first offense.