S. 1449 (112th): Mariah’s Act


Jul 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Pryor

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 252 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the appropriation of funds for highway safety programs and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011 [sic] or Mariah's Act - TitleI - Highway SafetySection101 - Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) (other than ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 14, 2011
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1449”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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. 6051 (Related)
Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2012

H.R. 14 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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