Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/13/2020          

Safe Routes to School Expansion Act

Date Version PDF TXT
02/13/2020 Introduced in House Open

            I 

116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5891 

To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to funding for certain 
safety projects, and for other purposes. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 
Mr. BROWN of Maryland (for himself, Ms. BROWNLEY of California, Mr. 

ESPAILLAT, Mr. COHEN, Mr. HUFFMAN, Mr. LIPINSKI, Ms. TITUS, and 
Mr. CARSON of Indiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred 
to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 

A BILL 
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to 

funding for certain safety projects, and for other purposes. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Safe Routes to School 4

Expansion Act’’. 5

SEC. 2. HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. 6

Section 148 of title 23, United States Code, is 7

amended— 8

(1) in subsection (a)— 9

VerDate Sep 11 2014 21:29 Feb 21, 2020 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H5891.IH H5891kh
am

m
on

d 
on

 D
S

K
JM

1Z
7X

2P
R

O
D

 w
ith

 B
IL

LS



2 

•HR 5891 IH

(A) in paragraph (4)(B)— 1

(i) by striking clause (xviii) and in-2

serting the following: 3

‘‘(xviii) Safe Routes to School infra-4

structure related projects, as defined in 5

section 1404(f) of SAFETEA–LU (23 6

U.S.C. 402 note).’’; 7

(ii) in clause (xxvi) by inserting ‘‘or 8

leading pedestrian intervals’’ after ‘‘bea-9

cons’’; 10

(iii) by redesignating clause (xxviii) as 11

clause (xxix); 12

(iv) by inserting after clause (xxvii) 13

the following: 14

‘‘(xxviii) Installation of infrastructure 15

improvements that create safe routes to 16

bus stops including sidewalks, crosswalks, 17

signage, and bus stop shelters or protected 18

waiting areas.’’; and 19

(v) in clause (xxix), as redesignated, 20

by striking ‘‘(xxvii)’’ and inserting 21

‘‘(xxviii)’’; 22

(B) by redesignating paragraphs (10) 23

through (12) as paragraphs (11) through (13), 24

respectively; 25

VerDate Sep 11 2014 01:54 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H5891.IH H5891kh
am

m
on

d 
on

 D
S

K
JM

1Z
7X

2P
R

O
D

 w
ith

 B
IL

LS



3 

•HR 5891 IH

(C) by inserting after paragraph (9) the 1

following: 2

‘‘(10) SAFETY PROJECT UNDER ANY OTHER 3

SECTION.— 4

‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—The term ‘safety 5

project under any other section’ means a 6

project carried out for the purposes of safety 7

under any section of this title other than this 8

section. 9

‘‘(B) INCLUSION.—The term ‘safety 10

project under any other section’ includes a 11

project, consistent with the State strategic high-12

way safety plan, that— 13

‘‘(i) promotes public awareness and 14

informs the public regarding highway safe-15

ty matters (including motorcycle safety 16

and school bus stop safety); 17

‘‘(ii) facilitates enforcement of traffic 18

safety laws; and 19

‘‘(iii) supports Safe Routes to School 20

non-infrastructure projects, as defined in 21

section 1404(f) of SAFETEA–LU (23 22

U.S.C. 402 note).’’; and 23

(D) in paragraph (12)(A), as so redesig-24

nated— 25

VerDate Sep 11 2014 01:54 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H5891.IH H5891kh
am

m
on

d 
on

 D
S

K
JM

1Z
7X

2P
R

O
D

 w
ith

 B
IL

LS



4 

•HR 5891 IH

(i) in clause (ix) by striking ‘‘and’’; 1

(ii) by redesignating clause (x) as 2

clause (xi); and 3

(iii) by inserting after clause (ix) the 4

following: 5

‘‘(x) State or local representatives of 6

educational agencies to address Safe 7

Routes to School and school bus safety; 8

and’’; 9

(2) in subsection (c)(1)(A) by striking ‘‘(11)’’ 10

and inserting ‘‘(12)’’; 11

(3) in subsection (d)(2)(B)(i) by striking 12

‘‘(11)’’ and inserting ‘‘(12)’’; and 13

(4) in subsection (e) by adding at the end the 14

following: 15

‘‘(3) FLEXIBLE FUNDING FOR SAFETY 16

PROJECTS UNDER ANY OTHER SECTION.— 17

‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—To advance the imple-18

mentation of a State strategic highway plan, a 19

State may use not more than 25 percent of the 20

amounts apportioned to the State under section 21

104(b)(3) for a fiscal year to carry out safety 22

projects under any other section. 23

‘‘(B) OTHER TRANSPORTATION AND SAFE-24

TY PLANS.—Nothing in this paragraph requires 25

VerDate Sep 11 2014 01:54 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H5891.IH H5891kh
am

m
on

d 
on

 D
S

K
JM

1Z
7X

2P
R

O
D

 w
ith

 B
IL

LS



5 

•HR 5891 IH

a State to revise any State process, plan, or 1

program in effect on the date of enactment of 2

this paragraph.’’. 3

SEC. 3. FEDERAL SHARE PAYABLE. 4

Section 120(c)(1) of title 23, United States Code, is 5

amended by inserting ‘‘an improvement for pedestrian or 6

bicyclist safety or safety of people with disabilities, Safe 7

Routes to School improvements,’’ after ‘‘utility poles,’’. 8

Æ 

VerDate Sep 11 2014 01:54 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 099200 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6301 E:\BILLS\H5891.IH H5891kh
am

m
on

d 
on

 D
S

K
JM

1Z
7X

2P
R

O
D

 w
ith

 B
IL

LS


<<
  /ASCII85EncodePages false
  /AllowTransparency false
  /AutoPositionEPSFiles true
  /AutoRotatePages /None
  /Binding /Left
  /CalGrayProfile (Dot Gain 20%)
  /CalRGBProfile (sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
  /CalCMYKProfile (U.S. Web Coated \050SWOP\051 v2)
  /sRGBProfile (sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
  /CannotEmbedFontPolicy /Error
  /CompatibilityLevel 1.4
  /CompressObjects /Off
  /CompressPages true
  /ConvertImagesToIndexed true
  /PassThroughJPEGImages true
  /CreateJobTicket false
  /DefaultRenderingIntent /Default
  /DetectBlends true
  /DetectCurves 0.0000
  /ColorConversionStrategy /LeaveColorUnchanged
  /DoThumbnails false
  /EmbedAllFonts true
  /EmbedOpenType false
  /ParseICCProfilesInComments true
  /EmbedJobOptions true
  /DSCReportingLevel 0
  /EmitDSCWarnings false
  /EndPage -1
  /ImageMemory 1048576
  /LockDistillerParams true
  /MaxSubsetPct 100
  /Optimize false
  /OPM 1
  /ParseDSCComments true
  /ParseDSCCommentsForDocInfo true
  /PreserveCopyPage true
  /PreserveDICMYKValues true
  /PreserveEPSInfo true
  /PreserveFlatness true
  /PreserveHalftoneInfo false
  /PreserveOPIComments true
  /PreserveOverprintSettings true
  /StartPage 1
  /SubsetFonts false
  /TransferFunctionInfo /Preserve
  /UCRandBGInfo /Preserve
  /UsePrologue true
  /ColorSettingsFile ()
  /AlwaysEmbed [ true
  ]
  /NeverEmbed [ true
  ]
  /AntiAliasColorImages false
  /CropColorImages true
  /ColorImageMinResolution 300
  /ColorImageMinResolutionPolicy /OK
  /DownsampleColorImages false
  /ColorImageDownsampleType /Bicubic
  /ColorImageResolution 300
  /ColorImageDepth 8
  /ColorImageMinDownsampleDepth 1
  /ColorImageDownsampleThreshold 1.50000
  /EncodeColorImages true
  /ColorImageFilter /FlateEncode
  /AutoFilterColorImages false
  /ColorImageAutoFilterStrategy /JPEG
  /ColorACSImageDict <<
    /QFactor 0.15
    /HSamples [1 1 1 1] /VSamples [1 1 1 1]
  >>
  /ColorImageDict <<
    /QFactor 0.15
    /HSamples [1 1 1 1] /VSamples [1 1 1 1]
  >>
  /JPEG2000ColorACSImageDict <<
    /TileWidth 256
    /TileHeight 256
    /Quality 30
  >>
  /JPEG2000ColorImageDict <<
    /TileWidth 256
    /TileHeight 256
    /Quality 30
  >>
  /AntiAliasGrayImages false
  /CropGrayImages true
  /GrayImageMinResolution 300
  /GrayImageMinResolutionPolicy /OK
  /DownsampleGrayImages false
  /GrayImageDownsampleType /Bicubic
  /GrayImageResolution 300
  /GrayImageDepth 8
  /GrayImageMinDownsampleDepth 2
  /GrayImageDownsampleThreshold 1.50000
  /EncodeGrayImages true
  /GrayImageFilter /FlateEncode
  /AutoFilterGrayImages false
  /GrayImageAutoFilterStrategy /JPEG
  /GrayACSImageDict <<
    /QFactor 0.15
    /HSamples [1 1 1 1] /VSamples [1 1 1 1]
  >>
  /GrayImageDict <<
    /QFactor 0.15
    /HSamples [1 1 1 1] /VSamples [1 1 1 1]
  >>
  /JPEG2000GrayACSImageDict <<
    /TileWidth 256
    /TileHeight 256
    /Quality 30
  >>
  /JPEG2000GrayImageDict <<
    /TileWidth 256
    /TileHeight 256
    /Quality 30
  >>
  /AntiAliasMonoImages false
  /CropMonoImages true
  /MonoImageMinResolution 1200
  /MonoImageMinResolutionPolicy /OK
  /DownsampleMonoImages false
  /MonoImageDownsampleType /Bicubic
  /MonoImageResolution 1200
  /MonoImageDepth -1
  /MonoImageDownsampleThreshold 1.50000
  /EncodeMonoImages true
  /MonoImageFilter /CCITTFaxEncode
  /MonoImageDict <<
    /K -1
  >>
  /AllowPSXObjects false
  /CheckCompliance [
    /None
  ]
  /PDFX1aCheck true
  /PDFX3Check false
  /PDFXCompliantPDFOnly true
  /PDFXNoTrimBoxError false
  /PDFXTrimBoxToMediaBoxOffset [
    0.00000
    0.00000
    0.00000
    0.00000
  ]
  /PDFXSetBleedBoxToMediaBox true
  /PDFXBleedBoxToTrimBoxOffset [
    0.00000
    0.00000
    0.00000
    0.00000
  ]
  /PDFXOutputIntentProfile (U.S. Web Coated \050SWOP\051 v2)
  /PDFXOutputConditionIdentifier (CGATS TR 001)
  /PDFXOutputCondition ()
  /PDFXRegistryName (http://www.color.org)
  /PDFXTrapped /False

  /CreateJDFFile false
  /Description <<
    /ARA 
    /BGR 
    /CHS 
    /CHT 
    /CZE 
    /DAN 
    /DEU 
    /ESP 
    /ETI 
    /FRA 
    /GRE 
    /HEB 
    /HRV 
    /HUN 
    /ITA (Utilizzare queste impostazioni per creare documenti Adobe PDF che devono essere conformi o verificati in base a PDF/X-1a:2001, uno standard ISO per lo scambio di contenuto grafico. Per ulteriori informazioni sulla creazione di documenti PDF compatibili con PDF/X-1a, consultare la Guida dell'utente di Acrobat. I documenti PDF creati possono essere aperti con Acrobat e Adobe Reader 4.0 e versioni successive.)
    /JPN 
    /KOR 
    /LTH 
    /LVI 
    /NLD (Gebruik deze instellingen om Adobe PDF-documenten te maken die moeten worden gecontroleerd of moeten voldoen aan PDF/X-1a:2001, een ISO-standaard voor het uitwisselen van grafische gegevens. Raadpleeg de gebruikershandleiding van Acrobat voor meer informatie over het maken van PDF-documenten die compatibel zijn met PDF/X-1a. De gemaakte PDF-documenten kunnen worden geopend met Acrobat en Adobe Reader 4.0 en hoger.)
    /NOR 
    /POL 
    /PTB 
    /RUM 
    /RUS 
    /SKY 
    /SLV 
    /SUO 
    /SVE 
    /TUR 
    /UKR 
    /ENU (Use these settings to create Adobe PDF documents that are to be checked or must conform to PDF/X-1a:2001, an ISO standard for graphic content exchange.  For more information on creating PDF/X-1a compliant PDF documents, please refer to the Acrobat User Guide.  Created PDF documents can be opened with Acrobat and Adobe Reader 4.0 and later.)
  >>
  /Namespace [
    (Adobe)
    (Common)
    (1.0)
  ]
  /OtherNamespaces [
    <<
      /AsReaderSpreads false
      /CropImagesToFrames true
      /ErrorControl /WarnAndContinue
      /FlattenerIgnoreSpreadOverrides false
      /IncludeGuidesGrids false
      /IncludeNonPrinting false
      /IncludeSlug false
      /Namespace [
        (Adobe)
        (InDesign)
        (4.0)
      ]
      /OmitPlacedBitmaps false
      /OmitPlacedEPS false
      /OmitPlacedPDF false
      /SimulateOverprint /Legacy
    >>
    <<
      /AddBleedMarks false
      /AddColorBars false
      /AddCropMarks false
      /AddPageInfo false
      /AddRegMarks false
      /ConvertColors /ConvertToCMYK
      /DestinationProfileName ()
      /DestinationProfileSelector /DocumentCMYK
      /Downsample16BitImages true
      /FlattenerPreset <<
        /PresetSelector /HighResolution
      >>
      /FormElements false
      /GenerateStructure false
      /IncludeBookmarks false
      /IncludeHyperlinks false
      /IncludeInteractive false
      /IncludeLayers false
      /IncludeProfiles false
      /MultimediaHandling /UseObjectSettings
      /Namespace [
        (Adobe)
        (CreativeSuite)
        (2.0)
      ]
      /PDFXOutputIntentProfileSelector /DocumentCMYK
      /PreserveEditing true
      /UntaggedCMYKHandling /LeaveUntagged
      /UntaggedRGBHandling /UseDocumentProfile
      /UseDocumentBleed false
    >>
  ]
>> setdistillerparams
<<
  /HWResolution [2400 2400]
  /PageSize [612.000 792.000]
>> setpagedevice



		Superintendent of Documents
	2020-02-21T22:45:04-0500
	US GPO, Washington, DC 20401
	Superintendent of Documents
	GPO attests that this document has not been altered since it was disseminated by GPO
        

Picture Name From Date Type
Anthony Brown D-MD 02/13/2020 Sponsor
Dina Titus D-NV 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Albio Sires D-NJ 02/26/2020 Cosponsor
Daniel Lipinski D-IL 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Jared Huffman D-CA 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Adriano Espaillat D-NY 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Steve Cohen D-TN 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Andre Carson D-IN 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Julia Brownley D-CA 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/14/2020 President Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
02/13/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5891. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Safe Routes to School Expansion Act This bill expands eligibility under the Highway Safety Improvement Program to include certain safety projects related to safe routes to school infrastructure improvements such as sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, bus stop shelters or protected waiting areas. The bill increases the federal share for the Department of Transportation to fund improvements for pedestrian or bicyclist safety, safety of people with disabilities, and safe routes to school infrastructure.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) Safe Routes to School Expansion Act This bill expands eligibility under the Highway Safety Improvement Program to include certain safety projects related to safe routes to school infrastructure improvements such as sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, bus stop shelters or protected waiting areas. The bill increases the federal share for the Department of Transportation to fund improvements for pedestrian or bicyclist safety, safety of people with disabilities, and safe routes to school infrastructure.
Congress - Bill Number Major Title
Branch Vote Date Yes No Not Voting
Wiki







Bill TEXT Points.
This Bill has been listed with the following Subjects from Texts:
California
Brownley of California, Mr

Congress


House of Representatives
House of Representatives 2020-02-13 text/xml EN Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain

India
Carson of Indiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureA BILLTo amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to funding for certain safety projects, and for other purposes


End Bill TEXT Points.
Date Bill Major Title
Committee Name
Subject Type