S. 1952 (112th): Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Improvement 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: Apr 25, 2012
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve hazardous materials transportation safety and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/25/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Act of 2011 [sic] - Section5 - Requires states or Indian tribes receiving grants to train emergency responders to hazardous material (hazmat) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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. 1952”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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