S. 900: Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act

Introduced:

Apr 13, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 13, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 13, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Richard Blumenthal

Senior Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require auto dealers to fix outstanding safety recalls before selling or leasing a used passenger motor vehicle.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Apr 13, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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