About the bill
This month saw the largest safety recall in American history: approximately 43 to 48 million car airbags made by the company Takata, which are currently in some 34 million vehicles in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) made the announcement after 10 confirmed fatalities occurred from metal shards in the airbags, killing passengers that the devices were intended to save.
(Important side note: check here to see if your car is among those covered under the recall. It could save your life.)
Current federal law prevents ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Apr 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 13, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 26, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1634 (115th).
S. 900 (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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Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, S. 900, 114th Cong. (2015).
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