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...the Secretary of Transportation shall be restored to that in effect January 1, 1982.

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 27, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 1928 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1928

To amend title 49, United States Code, to require that the motor vehicle bumper standard established by the Secretary of Transportation shall be restored to that in effect January 1, 1982.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JUNE 27, 1995

Mr. BEILENSON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to require that the motor vehicle bumper standard established by the Secretary of Transportation shall be restored to that in effect January 1, 1982.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    That section 30111 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection:

    ‘(f)(1) Not later than one year after the date of enactment of this subsection, the Secretary shall amend the bumper standard contained in sections 581.1 through 581.7 of title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, to ensure that, except as provided in paragraph (2), such standard is identical to the bumper standard under such sections which was in effect on January 1, 1982. The amended standard shall apply to all passenger automobiles beginning with the model year after the date of amendment of the standard.

    ‘(2) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit the Secretary from requiring impact speeds under such sections higher than the impact speed contained in such amended standard.’.