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S. 4278 (116th): Freedom to Move Act

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a grant program to support efforts to provide fare-free transit service, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jul 22, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2020, 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).

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History

Jul 22, 2020
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 4278 (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 S. 4278. 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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