New Cosponsor — Jul 25, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller [D-WV, 1985-2014]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2011
Length: 24 pages
A bill to improve the efficiency, operation, and security of the national transportation system to move freight by leveraging investments and promoting partnerships that advance interstate and foreign commerce, and for other purposes.
2/16/2011--Introduced.Focusing Resources, Economic Investment, and Guidance to Help Transportation Act of 2011 - Declares U.S. policy with respect to freight transportation.Establishes within the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3629 (111th).
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 371 — 112th Congress: Focusing Resources, Economic Investment, and Guidance to Help Transportation Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s371
“S. 371 — 112th Congress: Focusing Resources, Economic Investment, and Guidance to Help Transportation Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s371>
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