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H.R. 3593: Hot Cars Act of 2019

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To require the Secretary of Transportation to issue a rule requiring all new passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tim Ryan

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jun 28, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jun 28, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 28, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on Auto Industrys Voluntary Commitment to Prevent Child Hot Car Deaths
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Sponsor) on Sep 4, 2019

Congresswoman Schakowsky and Chicago Fire Dept. Team with Safety Advocates to Highlight Dangers of Children Dying in Hot Cars for National Heatstroke Prevention Day
    — Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 30, 2019

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Hot Car Deaths
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Sponsor) on Jul 1, 2019

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History

Jun 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3593 is 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.

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