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H.R. 2218 (116th): Stop for School Buses Act of 2019

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To require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct research on and implement certain safety measures and programs to prevent illegal passing of school buses, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jackie Walorski

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


64 Cosponsors (36 Democrats, 27 Republicans, 1 Independent)


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What legislators are saying

Walorski Supports Upcoming NHTSA Studies to Prevent Illegal Passing of School Buses
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Sep 21, 2020

PHOTOS: Young Joins Walorski, Sponsors of STOP for School Buses Act to View Demo of Bus Safety Technology
    — Sen. Todd Young [R-IN] on Oct 23, 2019

Walorski Joins Sponsors of STOP for School Buses Act to View Demo of Bus Safety Technology
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019

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Apr 10, 2019

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H.R. 2218 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2218. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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