S 112

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 112

To authorize the application of State law with respect to vehicle weight limitations on the Interstate Highway System in the States of Maine and Vermont.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Ms. COLLINS (for herself, Mr. LEAHY, and Ms. SNOWE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To authorize the application of State law with respect to vehicle weight limitations on the Interstate Highway System in the States of Maine and Vermont.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. INTERSTATE HIGHWAY VEHICLE WEIGHT LIMITS IN MAINE AND VERMONT.

    Section 127(a)(11) of title 23, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

      `(11)(A) With respect to all portions of the Interstate Highway System in the State of Maine, laws (including regulations) of that State concerning vehicle weight limitations applicable to other State highways shall be applicable in lieu of the requirements under this subsection.

      `(B) With respect to all portions of the Interstate Highway System in the State of Vermont, laws (including regulations) of that State concerning vehicle weight limitations applicable to other State highways shall be applicable in lieu of the requirements under this subsection.'.

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