S. 1536 (111th): ALERT Drivers Act


Jul 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senator from New York


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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 7 pages

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H.R. 3535 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 8, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to reduce the amount of Federal highway funding available to States that do not enact a law prohibiting an individual from writing, sending, or reading text messages while operating a motor vehicle.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3535 (Related)
ALERT Drivers Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 8, 2009

H.R. 5097 (Related)
Erica’s Law

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2010

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1536” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Jul 29, 2009


10 cosponsors (9D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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