Congressional Action

HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2017 Contact:  Amber Andreasen, 913-205-6973, Amber@KidsAndCars.org Advocates: Allison Kennedy, 202-408-1711, akennedy@saferoads.org HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars   Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day – Safety Groups and Parents Call for Congress to Prevent these …

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Senate Lawmakers Propose Sweeping Auto Safety Reforms

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 9, 2015 Contacts:Bryan Gulley (Senate Commerce Committee Democratic Office) 202-224-7824Josh Zembik (Blumenthal) 202-224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742 Senate Lawmakers Propose Sweeping Auto Safety Reforms Measure includes jail time, unlimited civil fines for concealing safety defects WASHINGTON, DC — Automotive industry executives who cover up or conceal the …

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Key Bipartisan, Bicameral Auto Consumer Protection Legislation Introduced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2015 Contact:  Neal Patel/Michawn Rich (Heller) 202-224-6244 Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742 Tom Borck (Rokita) 202-225-5037  Nicole L’Esperance (Blumenauer) 202-225-4811    Key Bipartisan, Bicameral Auto Consumer Protection Legislation Introduced  U.S. Senators Heller and Markey Team with U.S. Reps. Rokita and Blumenauer to Introduce Bill on Both …

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House panel won’t approve NHTSA defect budget boost

Washington — National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark Rosekind on Tuesday sounded the alarm after a House panel approved a spending bill that doesn’t boost the agency’s budget to investigate auto safety defects. Last week, a Republican-led House appropriations subcommittee approved a spending bill that doesn’t adopt the Obama …

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Now, it’s NHTSA under fire

Lawmakers blast failures in GM crisis, want reform WASHINGTON — In a rare display of consensus here, Republicans, Democrats and safety advocates are coming to the conclusion that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is in dire need of reform — even if they can’t convince the agency of that. …

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H.R. 4364, the “Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2014”

H.R. 4364, the “Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2014” Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on email   Vehicle Safety   Consumer Protection Bill Status:   Introduced Last Action:   Apr 1, 2014 On April 1, 2014, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and eight Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats introduced H.R. 4364, the Motor Vehicle …

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