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115th Congress

June 16, 2017, Updates

Key Senate Updates on IANA Legislative Policy Issues

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  • The Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act was reintroduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (S.1345)

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Name Sponsor Date Introduced Description (As introduced by sponsor) Status
S.1345 Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act Fischer, D. 06/13/17 A bill 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)
06/13/17 Referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S. 1233 A bill to improve the efficiency and reliability of rail transportation by reforming the Surface Transportation Board, and for other purposes Baldwin, T. 05/25/17 A bill to improve the efficiency and reliability of rail transportation by reforming the Surface Transportation Board, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Surface Transportation Board (STB)
05/25/17 Referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S.1168 Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act Warner, M. 05/17/17 A bill to facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new, long-term job creation through the establishment of an Infrastructure Financing Authority, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
05/17/17 Referred to the Senate Committee on Finance.
S. 1129 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 Sullivan, D. 05/16/17 A bill to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
05/18/17 Reported by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S.1119 Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 2017 Fischer, D. 05/15/17 A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 for the Federal Maritime Commission, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
05/15/17 Referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S. 702 PLUS Act Risch, J. 03/22/17 A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act and the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to deter labor slowdowns at ports of the United States, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Ports
03/22/17 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
S. 271 Build USA Infrastructure Act Fischer, D. 02/01/17 A bill to strengthen highway funding in the near term, to offer States additional financing tools, and for other purposes.
Keywords: Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure Funding/Financing
02/01/17 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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