HR 1122

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1122

To provide for merit-based investment in the freight transportation system of the United States to ensure economic growth, increase vitality and competitiveness in national and global markets, address goods mobility and accessibility issues, reduce air pollution and other environmental impacts of freight transportation, better public health conditions, enhance energy security, and improve the condition and connectivity of the freight transportation system, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 16, 2011

Ms. RICHARDSON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide for merit-based investment in the freight transportation system of the United States to ensure economic growth, increase vitality and competitiveness in national and global markets, address goods mobility and accessibility issues, reduce air pollution and other environmental impacts of freight transportation, better public health conditions, enhance energy security, and improve the condition and connectivity of the freight transportation system, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. OFFICE OF FREIGHT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 3. FREIGHT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

SEC. 4. FREIGHT CORRIDORS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE PROGRAM.

SEC. 5. FUNDING.

`SEC. 9512. GOODS MOVEMENT TRUST FUND.

`SEC. 6433. DIESEL FUEL NOT USED FOR MOVEMENT OF GOODS BY HIGHWAY.

SEC. 6. DEFINITIONS.

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