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An original bill to extend National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration authorizations funded by the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
07/22/2009Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Rockefeller. Without written report.
07/22/2009Introduced in Senate

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07/22/2009Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
Action By: Senate
07/22/2009Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Rockefeller. Without written report.

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Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation07/22/2009 Reported original measure

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Reported to Senate without amendment (07/22/2009)

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Amends the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) to extend through FY2010 and the period October 1, 2010-March 31, 2011, the authorization of appropriations funded by the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) (other than the Mass Transit Account) for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) highway safety programs, including: (1) highway safety research and development; (2) the occupant protection incentive grants program; (3) the safety belt performance grants program; (4) state traffic safety information system improvements; (5) the alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures incentive grant program; (6) the National Driver Register; (7) the high visibility enforcement program; (8) the motorcyclist safety program; (9) the child safety and child booster seat safety incentive grants program; and (10) NHTSA administrative expenses.

Extends funding through FY2011 for: (1) drug-impaired driving enforcement; and (2) programs to improve older driver safety and provide law enforcement training.

Extends through FY2010 and the period October 1, 2010-March 31, 2011, the authorization of appropriations funded by the HTF (other than the Mass Transit Account) for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) motor carrier safety programs, including: (1) the motor carrier safety grants program; (2) FMCSA administrative expenses; (3) a set-aside for high priority activities and projects that improve commercial motor vehicle safety and compliance with commercial motor vehicle safety regulations; (4) a set-aside for new entrant motor carrier audits; (5) state commercial driver's license information system modernization; (6) a motor safety outreach and education program; and (7) a grant program to train commercial motor vehicle operators in the safe use of commercial vehicles.

Extends through March 31, 2011: (1) the motor carrier safety advisory committee; and (2) the working group for development of practices and procedures to enhance federal-state relations.

Extends through FY2010 and the period October 1, 2010-March 31, 2011, the funding for hazardous materials research projects.

Amends the Dingell Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act to extend through FY2010 and the period October 1, 2010-March 31, 2011, the current requirements for distribution of appropriations for fish restoration and management projects.