H.Res. 1186 : Expressing support for designation of April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

H.Res. 1186

Expressing support for designation of April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Date
March 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1186 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Betsy Markey (D-CO) on March 16, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1186 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • "Supports the designation of Distracted Driving Awareness Month;
  • "Encourages all people in the United States to consider the lives of others on the road and avoid distracted driving; and
  • "Respectfully requests the Clerk of the House to transmit a copy of this resolution to FocusDriven, an advocacy group for victims of motor vehicle crashes involving drivers using cell phones."

 

Background

According to the resolution's findings, April would be an appropriate month to designate as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.