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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 7 pages
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.
Jul 29, 2009
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S. 1536 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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