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H.R. 22 (114th): FAST Act

About the bill

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.Amdt. 2266, which was agreed to in the Senate 62-32 in a cloture vote.

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Sponsor and status

Rodney Davis

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2015
Length: 490 pages
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

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3763: Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Oct 22, 2015. 62% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1732: Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Jul 15, 2015. 26% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1626: Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act

Ordered Reported on Jun 25, 2015. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1647: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act

Ordered Reported on Jun 24, 2015. 28% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 280: Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on May 6, 2015. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3611: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

Introduced on Sep 25, 2015. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 819: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

Introduced on Mar 19, 2015. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2183: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Oct 20, 2015. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 597: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 27, 2015. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 4, 2015. 22% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2271: Critical Electric Infrastructure Protection Act

Introduced on May 12, 2015. 91% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1839: Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015 or the RAISE Act of 2015

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 6, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3462: Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2015

Introduced on Sep 9, 2015. 67% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2997: Private Investment in Housing Act of 2015

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 14, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2675: Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015

Introduced on Jun 4, 2015. 59% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3825: Intelligent Technologies Initiative Act of 2015

Introduced on Oct 23, 2015. 44% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 6, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Jan 28, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Finance

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 12, 2015
 
Text Published

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

Feb 12, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Finance

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

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 (back to House)

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 with an Amendment.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

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.

H.R. 22 (114th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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