Category Archives: Transportation

H.R.425 – FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 3, 2017 H.R.425 – FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017 Brief – HR 425 authorizes the revocation or denial of passports to individuals affiliated with foreign terrorist organizations. The Secretary of State shall refuse to issue a passport to any individual whom the Secretary has determined— “(A) is a member […]

S.504 – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending October 27, 2017 S.504 – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act Brief – “This bill amends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 to permanently authorize the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business travel card program. (The program, which provides persons who are engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business […]

H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending October 27, 2017 H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017 Brief – ‘The purpose of H.R. 3669 is to improve and streamline security procedures related to general aviation and commercial charter air carrier utilizing risk-based security standards. ‘This legislation requires the Administrator of the […]

H.R.3328 – Cuban Airport Security Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending October 27, 2017 H.R.3328 – Cuban Airport Security Act of 2017 Brief – The purpose of H.R. 3328 is to require a study regarding security measures and equipment at Cuba’s airports. That study requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to brief the relevant committees and the Comptroller General of […]

H.R.3823 – Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 29, 2017 H.R.3823 – Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would ‘amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of […]

S.810 – A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 29, 2017 S.810 – A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes Brief – This bill authorizes the construction and operation of a bridge (Riverside Bridge Project) on certain property conveyed to Christian County, Missouri, by the Riverside Inn, […]

H.Res.311 – Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 29, 2017 H.Res.311 – Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia. Brief – RESOLUTION The bill Recognizes that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, […]

H.R.2470 – Homeland Threat Assessment Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2470 – Homeland Threat Assessment Act Brief – HR2470 requires an annual homeland threat assessment. To that end ‘Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section and for each of the next five fiscal years (beginning in the fiscal year that begins […]

H.R.3388 – DECAL Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 8, 2017 H.R.3388 – DECAL Act Brief – DECAL stands for ‘Designating Each Car’s Automation Level Act’. The bill would require the Secretary of Transportation ‘To provide for information on highly automated driving systems to be made available to prospective buyers.’ To that end ‘Not later than 3 years after […]