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FAST Act: Overview

  • Enacted on December 4, 2015 (PL 114-94)
  • Five year bill that sets FMCSA authorization funding levels through FY 2020.
  • MCSAP grant programs will be restructured beginning in FY 2017 along with an increase in MCSAP funding.
  • Operating expense authorization levels slightly increased through FY 2020.
  • Significant number of Agency mandates:
    • Studies: 5
    • Working Groups: 6
    • Rulemaking: 20
    • FMCSA Reports to Congress: 15