Schakowsky, Colleagues, Advocates Highlight INVEST In America Act Auto Safety Provisions

June 30, 2021

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, hosted a press conference to highlight the auto safety provisions included in the INVEST In America Act, the infrastructure package the U.S. House will vote on this week.

Schakowsky was joined by the Members who authored different pieces of legislation that has been included in this package. Some of those bills are the Hot Cars Act, Park IT Act, 21st Century Smart Cars, Five Stars for Safe Cars Act, SAFE Limos Act, HALT Drunk Driving Act, and the Crash Avoidance System Evaluation Act. Additionally, members will be speaking in support of including the Modernizing Seatback Safety Act, which has been offered as an amendment.

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04) Congressman Paul Tonko (invited) (NY-20) Alex Otte, Mothers Against Drunk Driving Rana Abbas Taylor of Michigan, MADD victim/survivor William Wallace, Consumer Reports Cathy Chase, Advocates for Highway Safety Jason Levine, Center for Auto Safety Janette Fennell, Kids and Cars