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USSB2016Intro
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A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
USSB1202Intro
25%
A bill to establish a program to improve community connectivity by identifying and removing or mitigating infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development or expose the community to pollution and other health and saf...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USHB6257Intro
25%
Prohibits executive branch agencies and private entities from imposing a vaccine mandate against COVID-19 on individuals traveling within the United States on commercial public or private transportation, including air, rail, commercial motor vehicles...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB3262Intro
25%
A bill to improve the efficient movement of freight at ports in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3684PassAddresses 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 FY2021 enacted levels th...
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2021-11-15
Became Public Law No: 117-58. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2937Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to bring a civil action in a U. S. District Court to enforce its preference rights over freight transportation in using a rail line, junction, or crossing.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB5763PassExtends and revises provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, rail, and other surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation. Specifically, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels of funding through Decem...
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2021-10-31
Became Public Law No: 117-52. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3122Intro
25%
Extends and revises provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, rail, and other surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation. Specifically, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels of funding through Decem...
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2021-10-28
See also H.R. 5763.
USHB5706Intro
25%
Establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including passenger airlines and vessels, buses, commuter and intercity passen...
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2021-10-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5613Intro
25%
To prohibit the Federal Government from mandating vaccination against COVID-19 for interstate travel.
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2021-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5434PassExtends and revises provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, rail, and other surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels of fundi...
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2021-10-02
Became Public Law No: 117-44. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5418Intro
25%
Prohibits certain departments and agencies from promulgating any rule to require a a person to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination in order to engage in interstate commerce. The prohibition applies to The Department of Transportation, Amtrak, The...
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2021-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB2895Intro
25%
Prohibits certain departments and agencies from promulgating any rule to require a a person to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination in order to engage in interstate commerce or travel. The prohibition applies to The Department of Transportation, A...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR382Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Rail Safety Week.
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2021-09-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6666-6667; text: CR S6679)
USSB2847Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the Federal Government from mandating vaccination against COVID-19 for interstate travel.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2803Intro
25%
A bill to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR666Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Rail Safety Week.
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5285Intro
25%
To amend the CARES Act to extend certain unemployment compensation provisions, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USHB5204Intro
25%
To require certain passengers, employees, contractors, and subcontractors of Amtrak and air carriers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test for COVID-19 for certain transportation or employment, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1870Engross
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Addresses threat information sharing and law enforcement training regarding the enhancement of security for surface transportation assets. A surface transportation asset includes facilities, equipment, or systems used to provide transportation servic...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4550Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to DOT for the Office of the Secretary, the Federal Aviati...
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2021-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 72.
USHB4441Intro
25%
To prohibit the imposition of mask mandates on public transportation.
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2021-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB4474Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish an intercity passenger rail service investment program to promote high-performance rail transportation options. DOT may award competitive grants under the program to finance capital projects...
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2021-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB2337Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the imposition of mask mandates on public transportation.
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2021-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3473Intro
25%
Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-07-01
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSR290Intro
25%
This resolution encourages the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to update certain guidance to clarify that individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 need not wear masks on public transportation networks. The resolution als...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2271Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to provide grants for eligible entities for activities designed to expand the sales and use of biofuels derived from agricultural feedstocks produced in the United States, and for oth...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3765Intro
25%
Expands tax credits and deductions that are available for employers who hire and retain employees with disabilities. The bill expands the work opportunity tax credit to include the hiring of employees who receive Social Security Disability Insurance ...
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2021-06-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2468Intro
25%
Requires that materials used in carrying out federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the United States. The term produced in the United States means, in the case of iron or steel products, that all manufacturing processes for the iron or stee...
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2021-06-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3607Intro
25%
Provides for federal procurement of clean energy products. Specifically, the bill establishes a Clean Energy Fund at the Department of Energy (DOE) and authorizes DOE to transfer amounts from the fund to federal agencies for clean energy-related purc...
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2021-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2087Intro
25%
To rescind amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB1919Intro
25%
Modifies requirements for the Railway-Highway Crossings Program. Specifically, the bill (1) requires the Department of Transportation to set aside highway safety improvement funds for states for the replacement of functionally obsolete warning and pr...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1925Intro
25%
Provides for federal procurement of clean energy products. Specifically, the bill establishes a Clean Energy Fund at the Department of Energy (DOE) and authorizes DOE to transfer amounts from the fund to federal agencies for clean energy-related purc...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR190Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes (1) 50 years of service by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), and (2) that the restoration and expansion of the services that Amtrak provides is in the interest of the United States.
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2021-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/29/2021 CR S2366)
USHB2102Intro
25%
Limits or eliminates certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies, including by (1) eliminating the limit on liability for offshore facilities and pipeline operators; (2) eliminating the authority of the Department of Energy to carry o...
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2021-05-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3528Intro
25%
Authorizes appropriations for FY2022 to carry out highway-rail grade crossing improvement projects, specifically projects for commuter rail and operators in high-ridership corridors. The authorization level shall be adjusted for FY2023 and each subse...
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2021-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB1852Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish an intercity passenger rail service investment program to promote high-performance rail transportation options. DOT may award competitive grants under the program to finance capital projects...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1818Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation to refund credit risk premiums under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan program upon the satisfaction of a loan's obligations.
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2021-05-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1827Intro
25%
Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1789Intro
25%
Authorizes appropriations for FY2022 to carry out highway-rail grade crossing improvement projects, specifically projects for commuter rail and operators in high-ridership corridors. The authorization level shall be adjusted for FY2023 and each subse...
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2021-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3341Intro
25%
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB1732Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation to establish a Freight Rail Innovation Institute in partnership with an institution of higher education and a freight rail locomotive manufacturer. The institute must carry out a research and development progr...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3409Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation to establish a Freight Rail Innovation Institute in partnership with an institution of higher education and a freight rail locomotive manufacturer. The institute must carry out a research and development progr...
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2021-05-20
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3318Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation to refund credit risk premiums under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan program upon the satisfaction of a loan's obligations.
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB1303Intro
25%
Requires federal infrastructure programs to provide for the use of materials produced in the United States. Each federal agency must submit to the Office of Management and Budget and to Congress a report that identifies each federal financial assista...
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2021-05-12
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1500Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to bring a civil action in a U. S. District Court to enforce its preference rights over freight transportation in using a rail line, junction, or crossing.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1516Intro
25%
A bill to amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to encourage travel and tourism, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1465Intro
25%
A bill to establish a competitive grant program for highway-rail grade crossing improvement projects.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1499Intro
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Addresses the financing of infrastructure projects through the establishment of the Infrastructure Financing Authority (IFA) and increases the national limitation on the amount of tax-exempt highway or surface freight transfer facility bonds. Specifi...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
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