S. 841 (111th): Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010


Apr 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.


Pub.L. 111-373


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to study and establish a motor vehicle safety standard that provides for a means of alerting blind and other pedestrians of motor vehicle operation.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/2011--Public Law.Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to initiate a rulemaking to promulgate a phased-in motor vehicle safety standard:(1) establishing performance requirements for an ... Read more >


Apr 21, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 9, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 4, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 841”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (17D, 11R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Dec 16, 2010 2:11 p.m.
Passed 379/30

Related Bills

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H.R. 734 (Related)
Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 2009

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