Category Archives: Transportation

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 […]

H.J.Res.92 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.J.Res.92 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact. Brief – This joint resolution grants congressional consent to amendments of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC to […]

H.J.Res.76 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.J.Res.76 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. Brief – This joint resolution grants congressional consent and […]

H.R.2547 – Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2547 – Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would ‘To expand the Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals who may qualify to perform physical examinations on eligible veterans and issue medical certificates required for operation of a commercial motor vehicle, and for other […]

H.R.2258 – ADVANCE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2258 – ADVANCE Act Brief – H.R. 2258 exempts current members of the armed services or reserve components from certain testing requirements to obtain commercial driver’s licenses if they had qualifying experience while serving in the armed services or reserve components.     H.R. 2258 extends this exemption to […]