There is one summary for S.1820. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (12/13/2001)

Heroic Emergency Response Operations Act or HERO ACT - Amends Federal transportation law regarding annual fees collected by the Secretary of Transportation paid by persons transporting hazardous materials in commerce to stipulate that up to five percent of such funds annually may now be used for developing minimum national standards for, as well as to develop and conduct, security training dealing with commercial transportation of hazardous materials.

Limits to $1 million per fiscal year the amount available for supplemental training grants from the collected funds.