H.R. 3550 (108th): Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2004


Nov 20, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on May 19, 2004 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large



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Last Updated: May 19, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/19/2004--Passed Senate amended.Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2004 - TitleI - Federal-Aid HighwaysSubtitleA - FundingSection1101 - Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund (other than ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 20, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 24, 2004
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 2, 2004
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 19, 2004
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3550”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


145 cosponsors (101D, 44R) (show)
Apr 1, 2004 5:36 p.m.
Failed 198/228
Apr 1, 2004 5:44 p.m.
Agreed to 365/62
Apr 2, 2004 11:18 a.m.
Agreed to 231/193
Apr 2, 2004 11:26 a.m.
Failed 170/254
Apr 2, 2004 12:15 p.m.
Passed 357/65

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3994 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 2004

S. 1072 (Included-In)
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2004

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 12, 2004

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