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      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedNovember 18th, 2009

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Title

Emergency Responders Highway Safety Act of 2009

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish and carry out a highway emergency responders safety grant program, and for other purposes.

Summary

Emergency Responders Highway Safety Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a highway emergency responders safety grant program. Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations for projects to: (1) increase awareness of state laws that require a motorist to change lanes or reduce speed if passing a highway emergency responder, including the penalties for noncompliance with such laws; and (2) provide highway emergency responders with training on the prevention of injuries and fatalities resulting from roadside collisions. Directs the Secretary to establish: (1) a multidisciplinary advisory group to make program recommendations; and (2) an incident reporting system to compile information on roadside collisions involving highway emergency responders.