H.R.6052 - Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008
To promote increased public transportation use, to promote increased use of alternative fuels in providing public transportation, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)
All Bill Titles
- Short: Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008 as introduced.
- Official: To promote increased public transportation use, to promote increased use of alternative fuels in providing public transportation, and for other purposes. as introduced.
- Short: Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008 as reported to house.
- Short: Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008 as passed house.
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|Latest Amendment||Status||Purpose View All Amendments |
|H.Amdt 1102||Pass||An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 110-734 to add a finding that public transportation stakeholders should engage local communities in promoting the importance of using public transportation. It would amend section 3 (grants to improve public transportation services) to clarify that transit agencies may use these new grants to offset the increased cost of fuel to transit agencies. It also clarifies that intercity bus service and acquiring facilities or equipment to improve fuel efficiency are eligible activities under the bill. It would require the Transportation Secretary to carry out consumer awareness programs on the benefits of alternative transportation.|
|H.Amdt 1103||Pass||An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-734 to amend section 5 (transportation fringe benefits) to authorize increasing the transit portion of the transportation fringe benefit so it is equal to the maximum limit of the parking portion of the transportation fringe benefit.|
|H.Amdt 1104||Pass||An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-734 to provide an exception to section 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (regarding procurement and acquisition of alternative fuels) by exempting contracts for generally available fuels that are not predominantly produced from noncontroversial petroleum sources if (1) the contract does not require the contractor to provide alternative fuels, (2) the purpose of the contract is not to obtain an alternative fuel, and (3) the contract does not provide incentives for a refinery upgrade or expansion to allow a refinery to use or increase its use of fuel from a nonconventional petroleum source.|
|Latest Actions View All Actions |
|May 14th||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E923-924)|
|May 14th||Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform|