S.2398 - Automaker Accountability Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 05/22/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.2398 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/22/2014)
Automaker Accountability Act of 2014 - Revises civil penalties for violation of federal motor vehicle safety requirements, and subjects to them also persons who cause such a violation.
Repeals current maximum penalties.
Increases civil penalties for violations: (1) from $5,000 to $25,000 per violation; (2) from $10,000 to $100,000, maximum, for the manufacture, sale, introduction into commerce, or importation of a school bus or school bus equipment that does not comply with federal motor vehicle requirements; and (3) from $5,000 to $25,000 per violation per day for a person who fails or refuses to perform an act pursuant to specified inspection, investigation, and record-keeping requirements pertaining to defective or noncompliant motor vehicles or motor vehicle equipment.