H.R. 5381, the "Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010"

Bill Status: 
Passed by Full Committee
Last Action: 
May 26, 2010

H.R. 5381 improves auto safety and strengthens the vehicle safety programs at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  The bill has four key objectives:  (1) improve electronics expertise at NHTSA and develop new vehicle safety standards; (2) increase transparency and accountability in auto safety; (3) provide additional resources to NHTSA; and (4) improve the enforcement authorities of NHTSA.

On May 26, 2010, the Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup to consider H.R. 5381 and ordered it reported favorably to the House, amended, by a roll call vote of 31 - 21.  No further action was taken on H.R. 5381 in the 111th Congress.

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