S. 979 (113th): Drunk Driving Repeat Offender Prevention Act of 2013


May 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: May 16, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 23, United States Code, to condition the receipt of certain highway funding by States on the enactment and enforcement by States of certain laws to prevent repeat intoxicated driving.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2013--Introduced.Drunk Driving Repeat Offender Prevention Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to withhold specified graduated percentages of a state's apportionment of certain federal-aid highway funds for ... Read more >

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May 16, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 979”). 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)
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Related Bills

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S. 273 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 2011

H.R. 1665 (Related)
Drunk Driving Repeat Offender Prevention Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2013

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