S. 800 (112th): Safe Routes to School Program Reauthorization Act

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.
Introduced:

Apr 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2011
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users to reauthorize and improve the safe routes to school program.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

Read CRS Summary >

History

Apr 12, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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

Details

Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (21D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes

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.

S. 1156 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: