New Cosponsor — May 26, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (9 Democrats).
Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2009
Length: 5 pages
To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for certain streetcar projects, and for other purposes.
4/29/2009--Introduced.Fast Starts Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to state and local government authorities for eligible new fixed guideway streetcar capital projects that are ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2163 — 111th Congress: Fast Starts Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2163
“H.R. 2163 — 111th Congress: Fast Starts Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2163>
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