US HB2 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 129-1)
Status: Introduced on June 11 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-01 - The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

INVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2020 enacted levels through FY2021 for federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs; reauthorizes for FY2022-FY2025 several surface transportation programs, including the federal-aid highway program, transit programs, highway safety, motor carrier safety, and rail programs; addresses climate change, including strategies to reduce the climate change impacts of the surface transportation system and conduct a vulnerability assessment to identify opportunities to enhance the resilience of the surface transportation system and ensure the efficient use of federal resources; revises Buy America procurement requirements for highways, mass transit, and rail; establishes a rebuild rural grant program to improve the safety, state of good repair, and connectivity of transportation infrastructure in rural communities; implements new safety requirements across all transportation modes; and directs DOT to establish a pilot program to demonstrate a national motor vehicle per-mile user fee to restore and maintain the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund and achieve and maintain a state of good repair in the surface transportation system.

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Title

INVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act

Sponsors

Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]
Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]
Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]
Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]
Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]
Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]

Roll Calls

2020-07-01 - House - On passage RC# 138 (Y: 233 N: 188 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2020-07-01 - House - On agreeing to the Tlaib amendment (A010) H.Amdt.829 RC# 136 (Y: 240 N: 181 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2020-07-01 - House - On motion to recommit with instructions RC# 137 (Y: 224 N: 193 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2020-07-01 - House - On agreeing to the Foxx (NC) amendment (A008) H.Amdt.827 RC# 135 (Y: 147 N: 274 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2020-07-01 - House - On agreeing to the Graves (MO) amendments H.Amdt.826 RC# 134 (Y: 179 N: 241 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [FAIL]
2020-06-30 - House - On agreeing to the Pallone amendments (A004) H.Amdt.823 RC# 133 (Y: 234 N: 178 NV: 0 Abs: 18) [PASS]
2020-06-30 - House - On agreeing to the DeFazio amendments (A002) H.Amdt.821 RC# 132 (Y: 229 N: 189 NV: 0 Abs: 12) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-01HouseThe Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
2020-07-01HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-07-01HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 188 (Roll no. 138).
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.830 On agreeing to the DeFazio amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.830 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. DeFazio. (consideration: CR H3038; text: CR H3038)
2020-07-01HouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 193 (Roll no. 137).
2020-07-01HouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crawford motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the use of funds for any entities owned or controlled by a nonmarket country, those subject to certain other trade monitoring or those listed pursuant to section 9(b)(3) of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act.
2020-07-01HouseMr. Crawford moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. (text: CR H3036)
2020-07-01HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.829 On agreeing to the Tlaib amendment (A010) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 181 (Roll no. 136).
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.827 On agreeing to the Foxx (NC) amendment (A008) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 147 - 274 (Roll no. 135).
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.826 On agreeing to the Graves (MO) amendments Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 179 - 241 (Roll no. 134).
2020-07-01HouseConsidered as unfinished business.
2020-07-01HouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Graves amendment en bloc No. 6, adoption of the Foxx amendment and adoption of the Tlaib amendment all of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2020-07-01HouseConsidered as unfinished business.
2020-07-01HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 2 were postponed.
2020-07-01HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tlaib amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Tlaib demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.829 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A010) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tlaib amendment No. 3.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.829 Amendment (A010) offered by Ms. Tlaib. (consideration: CR H3031-3033, H3035-3036; text: CR H3031-3032)
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.828 By unanimous consent, the Courtney amendment was withdrawn.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Courtney amendment No. 2.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.828 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Courtney. (consideration: CR H3031; text: CR H3031)
2020-07-01HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Foxx amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.827 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A008) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseWORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have the words taken down. Mr. Rose (NY) asked unanimous consent to withdraw the words. Without objection, the words were withdrawn. The House resumed with debate on the Foxx amendment.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 1.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.827 Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Foxx (NC). (consideration: CR H3027-3031, H3034-3035; text: CR H3027)
2020-07-01HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Graves (MO) amendment en bloc No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Graves (MO) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.826 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A007) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Graves(MO) amendment en bloc No. 6.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.826 Amendments en bloc (A007) offered by Mr. Graves (MO). (consideration: CR H3022-3027, H3033-3034; text: CR H3022-3024)
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.825 On agreeing to the Waters amendments (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.825 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A006) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment en bloc No. 5.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.825 Amendments en bloc (A006) offered by Ms. Waters. (consideration: CR H3010-3022; text: CR H3010-3019)
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.824 On agreeing to the DeFazio amendments (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.824 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A005) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-01HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the DeFazio amendment en bloc No. 4.
2020-07-01HouseH.Amdt.824 Amendments en bloc (A005) offered by Mr. DeFazio. (consideration: CR H2995-3010; text: CR H2995-3006)
2020-07-01HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2995-3039)
2020-07-01HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 2.
2020-06-30HouseThe motions to reconsider the votes on amendments en bloc numbers one, two, and three to H.R. 2 are laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
2020-06-30HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 2 were postponed.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.823 On agreeing to the Pallone amendments (A004) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 178 (Roll no. 133).
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.821 On agreeing to the DeFazio amendments (A002) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 189 (Roll no. 132).
2020-06-30HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pallone amendment en bloc No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Shimkus demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.823 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A004) pursuant to the rule.
2020-06-30HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Pallone amendment en bloc No. 3.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.823 Amendments en bloc (A004) offered by Mr. Pallone. (consideration: CR H2963-2976, H2977-2978; text: CR H2963-2973)
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.822 On agreeing to the Lipinski amendments (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.822 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A003) pursuant to the rule.
2020-06-30HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1028, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Lipinski amendment en bloc No. 2.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.822 Amendments en bloc (A003) offered by Mr. Lipinski. (consideration: CR H2951-2963; text: CR H2951-2959)
2020-06-30HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeFazio amendment en bloc No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Graves (MO) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.821 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
2020-06-30HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1028, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the DeFazio amendment en bloc No. 1.
2020-06-30HouseH.Amdt.821 Amendments en bloc (A002) offered by Mr. DeFazio. (consideration: CR H2939-2951, H2976-2977; text: CR H2939-2944)
2020-06-30HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H.R. 2.
2020-06-30HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
2020-06-30HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1028. (consideration: CR H2694-2978; text: CR H2694-2918)
2020-06-30HouseRule H. Res. 1028 passed House.
2020-06-29HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1028 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
2020-06-26HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 350.
2020-06-26HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-437.
2020-06-18HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-06-17HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-06-17HouseSubcommittee on Highways and Transit Discharged.
2020-06-17HouseSubcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Discharged.
2020-06-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
2020-06-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
2020-06-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
2020-06-11HouseIntroduced in House

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Subjects

Accidents
Air quality
Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
Animal protection and human-animal relationships
Assault and harassment offenses
Buy American requirements
Cardiovascular and respiratory health
Child safety and welfare
Civil actions and liability
Climate change and greenhouse gases
Commuting
Congressional oversight
Crime prevention
Disaster relief and insurance
District of Columbia
Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
Elementary and secondary education
Emergency medical services and trauma care
Emergency planning and evacuation
Employment and training programs
Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
Environmental health
Evidence and witnesses
First responders and emergency personnel
Food industry and services
Government information and archives
Government lending and loan guarantees
Government studies and investigations
Government trust funds
Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
Housing supply and affordability
Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
Indian lands and resources rights
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Infrastructure development
Labor standards
Labor-management relations
Mammals
Maryland
Minority and disadvantaged businesses
Motor carriers
Motor fuels
Motor vehicles
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Navigation, waterways, harbors
Oil and gas
Parks, recreation areas, trails
Pedestrians and bicycling
Performance measurement
Photography and imaging
Pollution liability
Public contracts and procurement
Public transit
Railroads
Research administration and funding
Research and development
Roads and highways
Rural conditions and development
State and local government operations
Surface Transportation Board
Technology assessment
Transportation and public works
Transportation employees
Transportation programs funding
Transportation safety and security
Urban and suburban affairs and development
User charges and fees
Virginia
Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Worker safety and health

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