H.R.4104 - Emergency Responders Highway Safety Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ellsworth, Brad [D-IN-8] (Introduced 11/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||11/19/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.|
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Summary: H.R.4104 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/18/2009)
Emergency Responders Highway Safety Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a highway emergency responders safety grant program.
Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations for projects to: (1) increase awareness of state laws that require a motorist to change lanes or reduce speed if passing a highway emergency responder, including the penalties for noncompliance with such laws; and (2) provide highway emergency responders with training on the prevention of injuries and fatalities resulting from roadside collisions.
Directs the Secretary to establish: (1) a multidisciplinary advisory group to make program recommendations; and (2) an incident reporting system to compile information on roadside collisions involving highway emergency responders.