H.R. 5568 (98th): Truck Safety Act of 1984


May 2, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 6, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.


Geraldine Ferraro

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that the Secretary of Transportation may exempt segments of the Interstate system from the requirement that double trailer trucks be allowed to operate on all Interstate highways and from certain truck length and width limitations, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2217 (Related)
Tandem Truck Safety Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984

H.R. 4953 (Related)
A bill to establish procedures for exempting certain interstate highways from the requirement that ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 1984

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5568” means this is a House of Representatives 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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May 2, 1984
Reported by Committee
Jul 31, 1984
Passed House
Aug 6, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


20 cosponsors (18D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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