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S. 3183: Safe Routes to All Schools Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 14, 2020 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3183

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 14, 2020

(for herself and Mr. Cramer) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To improve the Safe Routes to School Program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Safe Routes to All Schools Act.

2.

Safe routes to school program

(a)

Sense of Congress

It is the sense of Congress that—

(1)

the safe routes to school program under section 1404 of SAFETEA–LU (23 U.S.C. 402 note; Public Law 109–59) (referred to in this subsection as the program) should be expanded to include high school students as well as primary and middle school students;

(2)

the program helps ensure the safety of children; and

(3)

Congress should continue to provide funding for this important program.

(b)

Safe routes to school

Section 1404 of SAFETEA–LU (23 U.S.C. 402 note; Public Law 109–59) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking primary and middle and inserting primary, middle, and high; and

(2)

in subsection (k)(2)—

(A)

in the heading, by striking Primary and middle and inserting Primary, middle, and high;

(B)

by striking primary and middle and inserting primary, middle, and high; and

(C)

by striking eighth grade and inserting 12th grade.