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USSB874Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a green transportation infrastructure program to provide competitive grants to states, local governments, and other entities for capital investments in electrified surface transportation inf...
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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1344Intro
25%
Redesignates the Pullman National Monument in Illinois as the Pullman National Historical Park. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with interested parties to support collaborative interpretive and educational program...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB7902Intro
25%
Provides a new tax credit through 2024 for 10% of freight railcar fleet modernization expenses (i.e., railcar replacement and modernization expenses for meeting fuel efficiency and performance standards). The bill provides that no more than 2,000 fre...
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2022-05-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2626Intro
25%
Redesignates the Pullman National Monument in Illinois as the Pullman National Historical Park. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with interested parties to support collaborative interpretive and educational program...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB2016Intro
25%
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%
Establishes a grant program to remove, retrofit, or otherwise address infrastructural barriers (e.g., highways, railways, or viaducts) that impede mobility and connectivity, with a particular focus on communities of color and low-income communities. ...
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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
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
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.
USHB5744Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity with respect to public accommodations and facilities. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categor...
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2021-10-26
To House Judiciary Committee
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
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 Transportation and Maritime Security
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
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
USHB5285Intro
25%
Extends pandemic unemployment compensation provisions set to expire on September 6, 2021, until February 1, 2022. Extended provisions include benefits to covered individuals who are not eligible for regular unemployment compensation or traditional ex...
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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
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%
Prohibits federal agencies from mandating the use of masks or face coverings on planes, trains, buses, and other public conveyances and at transportation hubs to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Specifically, the bill nullifies (1) the rule issu...
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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%
Prohibits federal agencies from mandating the use of masks or face coverings on planes, trains, buses, and other public conveyances and at transportation hubs to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Specifically, the bill nullifies (1) the rule issu...
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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
USSB2271Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture to establish a grant program for expanding the market for biofuels derived from domestic agricultural products. Entities eligible for the grants include (1) state, local, and tribal governments; (2) authorities, ...
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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%
Rescinds specified funds that were provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for various programs and accounts. The bill rescinds funding that was provided for programs and accounts such as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, the Child...
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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
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%
Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, innovation, and resiliency programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). It also sets forth requirements for the operation of railroad freight cars in ...
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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
USHB3311Intro
25%
Imposes an excise tax on the carbon dioxide content of coal, petroleum and petroleum products, and natural gas sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer and requires the revenues to be used for infrastructure, an energy refund program to provid...
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy
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
USSB1465Intro
25%
Establishes a competitive grant program within the Department of Transportation (DOT) for projects to improve highway-rail grade crossings. In carrying out the program, DOT must cooperate with the Federal Railroad Administration. Specifically, DOT mu...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1499Intro
25%
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
USHB2895Intro
25%
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 House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB1516Intro
25%
Makes various changes to programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) to facilitate travel and tourism. The changes include increasing the federal share up to 100% for highway projects that result in significant local or economic growth, includ...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1177Intro
25%
Establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2900Intro
25%
Permanently exempts payments made from the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Account from sequestration. Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently cancelled to ...
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2021-04-28
To House Budget Committee
USSB1403Intro
25%
Allows tax-exempt Move America bonds and Move America tax credits to be used for certain infrastructure projects. A Move America bond is treated as a tax-exempt private facility bond with certain exceptions. At least 95% of the net proceeds from the ...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
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