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H.R. 4348 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II

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    Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 619: 
Adopted by record vote of 246-177, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 243-180, on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.  

MANAGERS: Foxx/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Summary of Amendments to be Made in Order: 

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

 

Sponsor
#
Description
Debate Time
#5
Would include a guarantee that requires that the total amount available for spending from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) each fiscal year be equal to the Trust Fund receipts as estimated by the President's budget for that year.
(10 minutes)
#4
(REVISED) Would add to the bill the environmental streamlining provisions from Title III of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act (H.R. 7).
(10 minutes)
#9
Would insert the text of H.R. 2273, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Would leave regulation and enforcement of coal combustion residuals to the states, and utilize the existing framework and requirements of federal regulatory programs for those states to follow.
(10 minutes)

 

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Boustany (LA)RepublicanWould include a guarantee that requires that the total amount available for spending from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) each fiscal year be equal to the Trust Fund receipts as estimated by the President's budget for that year. Made In Order
6Version 1DeLauro (CT), Welch (VT), Markey, Edward (MA), Boswell (IA)DemocratWould allow the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to collect user fees like the other financial regulators. Authorization to collect user fees would provide the CFTC with an adequate and sustainable funding source to effectively curb speculation and manipulation in energy markets. Submitted
2Version 1Garrett (NJ), Nugent (FL)RepublicanWould establish two pilot programs that would devolve transportation authority back to the states. The pilot programs would respectively allow states to keep most of the revenue generated by the tax on motor fuels and allow states to receive their federal transportation funds in the form of a block grant.Submitted
7Version 1Markey, Edward (MA), Welch (VT), DeLauro (CT)DemocratWould ensure that if the Keystone XL pipeline is built, the oil that it transports to the Gulf of Mexico and the fuels made from that oil remain in this country to benefit Americans. Would allow the President to waive this requirement if it can be shown that an export of the oil or fuels won’t increase our dependence on oil or fuels we buy from hostile nations, that prices for refiners and consumers won’t go up if the export occurs, or if an export is needed to comply with any international treaties or other agreements we have to export oil or fuels.Submitted
3Version 1McGovern (MA)DemocratWould reduce the federal deficit by $40 billion by eliminating subsidies to oil companies. Submitted
9Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanWould insert the text of H.R. 2273, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Would leave regulation and enforcement of coal combustion residuals to the states, and utilize the existing framework and requirements of federal regulatory programs for those states to follow. Made In Order
1Version 1Rahall (WV), DeFazio (OR), Brown, Corrine (FL), Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Would provide a total of $109 billion in funding for FY 2012 and FY 2013 for reformed and restructured Federal highway, highway safety, and public transportation programs. Would fully pay for the highway, transit, and highway safety programs authorized by the bill in FY 2012 and 2013, and allows the USDOT to maintain a positive balance in both the highway and transit accounts of the Trust Fund at the end of the bill. Submitted
4Version 3Ribble (WI)RepublicanRevised Would add to the bill the environmental streamlining provisions from Title III of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act (H.R. 7).Made In Order
8Version 1Welch (VT), Markey, Edward (MA), DeLauro (CT)DemocratWould allow the President to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) if the President determined there was evidence of market manipulation or in the national interestSubmitted