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115th Congress

May 19, 2017, Updates

Key House Updates on IANA Legislative Policy Issues

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  • The Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act was introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Finance. (S.1168)
  • The Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 2017 was introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (S. 1119)

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Name Sponsor Date Introduced Description (As introduced by sponsor) Status
H.R. 2348 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to issue American Infrastructure Opportunity Bonds when the real rate equals zero percent or less and deposit the proceeds from such bonds into the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. Torres, N. 05/05/17 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to issue American Infrastructure Opportunity Bonds when the real rate equals zero percent or less and deposit the proceeds from such bonds into the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
05/03/17 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
H.R. 2347 To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a regional infrastructure accelerator program to facilitate investments in and the financing of certain infrastructure projects, and for other purposes Torres, N. 05/03/17 To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a regional infrastructure accelerator program to facilitate investments in and the financing of certain infrastructure projects, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing.
05/03/17 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
H.R. 2329 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a transformational infrastructure competitive grant program, and for other purposes Higgins, B. 05/03/17 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a transformational infrastructure competitive grant program, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
05/03/17 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
H.J.Res.99 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes Frelinghuysen, R. 04/26/17 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing.
04/27/17 Passed the Senate.
H.R. 1908 Investing in America: Unlocking the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act Kelly, M. 04/05/17 To provide for the use of funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for the purposes for which the funds were collected and to ensure that funds credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used to support navigation.
Keywords: Ports
04/05/17 Referred to House Budget Committee.
H.R. 1670 Infrastructure 2.0 Act Delaney, J. 03/22/17 To establish the American Infrastructure Fund, to provide bond guarantees and make loans to States, local governments, and infrastructure providers for investments in certain infrastructure projects, and to provide equity investments in such projects, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
03/22/17 Referred to the House Rules Committee.
H.R. 1669 Partnership to Build America Act Delaney, J. 03/22/17 To establish the American Infrastructure Fund, to provide bond guarantees and make loans to States, local governments, and infrastructure providers for investments in certain infrastructure projects, and to provide equity investments in such projects, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
03/22/17 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means .
H.R. 1664 Investing in America: Penny for Progress Act DeFazio, P. 03/22/17 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to index the gas and diesel tax and rebuild our roads, bridges, and transit systems.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
03/22/17 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure .
H.R. 1568 To enhance interstate commerce by creating a national hiring standard for motor carriers, and for other purposes Duncan, J. 03/16/17 To enhance interstate commerce by creating a national hiring standard for motor carriers, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Truck, Truck Safety, FMCSA Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program (CSA)
03/17/17 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure .
H.R. 1458 RAISE IT Act Blumenauer, E. 03/09/17 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the excise tax on gasoline, diesel, and kerosene fuels.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
03/09/17 Referring to House Committee on Ways and Means.
H.R. 547 National Infrastructure Development Bank Act DeLauro, R. 01/13/17 To facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Bank, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
01/13/17 Referred to House Ways and Means Committee.
H.R. 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 Cook, R. 01/04/17 To encourage effective, voluntary private sector investments to recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United States military with annual presidential awards to private sector employers recognizing such efforts, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Keywords
05/05/17 Signed by President.
H.R. 233 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes Young, D. 01/03/16 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Freight; Rail
01/03/17 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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