H. R. 3159
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 6, 2019
Mrs. Miller introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend title 23, United States Code, to create a pilot program concerning drugged driving prevention, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Reinforcing Impaired Driving Education Act of 2019 or the
RIDE Act of 2019.
Pilot program on drugged driving prevention
Section 403 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
Drugged driving prevention pilot program
Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this subsection, the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, shall establish a pilot program to create, and study the effects of, a public marketing campaign to raise awareness on driving while under the influence of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
In implementing the pilot program, the Secretary may consult with pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
The Secretary shall implement the pilot program in States or territories that are most affected by the opioid epidemic.
The pilot program shall terminate on the date that is 2 years after the date on which the pilot program is established.
Not later than 1 year after the date of termination of the pilot program, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the results of the study of the effects of the public marketing campaign.