S. 1950 (112th): Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act of 2011


Dec 7, 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.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2012
Length: 352 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and reduce commercial motor vehicle-related accidents and fatalities, to authorize the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Commercial Motor Vehicle RegistrationSection101 - Revises commercial motor vehicle registration requirements to prohibit the Secretary from registering a person to provide motorcoach services until that person has:(1) submitted ... Read more >

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Dec 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 14, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1950”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 4348 (Related)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 6, 2012

H.R. 14 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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