S.2011 - Clean Ports Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide certain port authorities, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide certain port authorities, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Clean Ports Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Clean Ports Act of 2011 - Declares that federal preemption of state and local law relating to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier of property shall not apply to the authority of a state, local government, or the political authority of two or more states to adopt requirements for

Official Summary

Clean Ports Act of 2011 - Declares that federal preemption of state and local law relating to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier of property shall not apply to the authority of a state, local government, or the political authority of two or more states to adopt requirements for motor carriers providing services at port facilities that are reasonably related to the reduction of environmental pollution, traffic congestion, the improvement of highway safety, or the efficient utilization of such port facilities, provided adoption or enforcement of such requirements does not conflict with federal law. Declares that nothing in this Act may be construed to limit the rights reserved to any state or political subdivision of a state under the Clean Air Act.

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Organizations Supporting S.2011

  • AFL-CIO
  • American Association of Retired Persons
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Stevedoring Inc.
  • Crowley Maritime Corporation
  • Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • ...and 9 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.2011

  • Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC)
  • American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
  • American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI)
  • American Import Shippers Association
  • American Trucking Associations
  • California Trucking Association
  • ...and 35 more. See all.




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