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)

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  • 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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H.Amdt 1106 Jun 26th Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 110-734 to allow funds authorized in section 3 of the bill (regarding grants to improve public transportation services) to be used by states to establish or expand commuter matching services to provide commuters with information about alternatives to single occupancy vehicle use. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 1105 Jun 26th Pass An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 110-734 to amend section 7 (federal share for fixed guideway stations) to create a 100% Federal share for park-and-ride lots that serve fixed route commuter bus routes of more than 20 miles in length. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 1104 Jun 26th 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 1103 Jun 26th 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 1102 Jun 26th 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. (View on THOMAS)

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