H.R. 2730: Safe And Fair Environment on Highways Achieved through Underwriting Levels Act of 2013

Jul 18, 2013
Referred to Committee
2% chance of being enacted
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Matthew Cartwright
Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 18, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Jul 18, 2013
Referred to Committee Jul 18, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...

7% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to minimum levels of financial responsibility for the transportation of property, and for other purposes.


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8 cosponsors (8D) (show)

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Highways and Transit

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Library of Congress Summary

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Safe And Fair Environment on Highways Achieved through Underwriting Levels Act of 2013 or SAFE HAUL Act of 2013 - Revises certain minimum financial responsibility requirements to increase from $750,000 to $4.422 million the minimum level of financial responsibility sufficient to satisfy established liability coverage for motor carriers or motor private carriers providing property transportation.
Requires the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to adjust such amount annually for inflation relating to medical care.

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