H.R. 22: FAST Act

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-94

Sponsor:

Rodney Davis

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2015
Length: 490 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.

Summary

H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding for highway infrastructure investments. H.R. 22 became the DRIVE Act through S ...

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 6, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This vote was taken prior to the replacement of H.R. 22's text, while it was still the Hire More Heroes Act.

Feb 12, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jul 21, 2015
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Jul 30, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

This vote turned H.R 22, originally the Hire More Heroes Act, into the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy ...

Nov 5, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 4, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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