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H.R.1799 Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 30, 2009 Referred to House Ways and Means

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

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    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Highways and Transit

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Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 25% of users support H.R.1799

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    25% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.1799.
  • H.R.1799 has been viewed 5,308 times

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 10, 2009, by Dawn12 - Rails are much more safer than trucks.

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      As noted by Dawn12, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 10, 2009, "Rails are much more safer than trucks. "
    • On April 07, 2010, by TruckerDesiree - Our rail system is ineffective because it is so out of date. I am a truck driver and heavy trucks are not safe for our decreped infrastructure, truck drivers or any other highway travelers. This is a bill based on greed alone

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      As noted by TruckerDesiree, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 07, 2010, "Our rail system is ineffective because it is so out of date. I am a truck driver and heavy trucks are not safe for our decreped infrastructure, truck drivers or any other highway travelers. This is a bill based on greed alone"
    • On April 07, 2010, by TruckerDesiree - A heavier truck uses more fuel, for anyone environmental group to believe that heavier trucks are somehow "Green" are perhaps lining their pockets with this nonsense. Thise who support this bill are shippers of heavy freight like canned foods, lumber & so forth. They have never drive a loaded truck down a mountain that begins to shift it's weight. In California for instance, one large soup company that supports this bill is located in an area that has 3 mountain ranges to get out. Smoking tires, tire fires are the norm from trying to control a heavy truck. This is about greed plain & simple. In addition many student trucking fleets handle this freight... another stick on the inexperienced camels back.

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      As noted by TruckerDesiree, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 07, 2010, "A heavier truck uses more fuel, for anyone environmental group to believe that heavier trucks are somehow "Green" are perhaps lining their pockets with this nonsense. Thise who support this bill are shippers of heavy freight like canned foods, lumber & so forth. They have never drive a loaded truck down a mountain that begins to shift it's weight. In California for instance, one large soup company that supports this bill is located in an area that has 3 mountain ranges to get out. Smoking tires, tire fires are the norm from trying to control a heavy truck. This is about greed plain & simple. In addition many student trucking fleets handle this freight... another stick on the inexperienced camels back."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.1799: St. Albans VA Veteran Cares Act of 2011 ... - OpenCongress - May 05, 2011 by opencongress.org - This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it. ... Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of thi

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 05, 2011, "This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it. ... Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of thi" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1799/show)
    • Spending bill adds truck weight program - December 14, 2010 by Truckers News - SETA (HR 1799 / S. 3705) would permit states to set interstate weight limits of up to 97000 pounds for trucks equipped with six axles instead of five. Without making the truck any larger, the additional axle would be required to ...

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      As noted by Truckers News on December 14, 2010, "SETA (HR 1799 / S. 3705) would permit states to set interstate weight limits of up to 97000 pounds for trucks equipped with six axles instead of five. Without making the truck any larger, the additional axle would be required to ..." (http://www.truckersnews.com/spending-bill-adds-truck-weight-program/)
    • Spending bill adds truck weight program | Overdrive - Owner ... - December 14, 2010 by Overdrive - SETA (H.R. 1799 / S. 3705) would permit states to set interstate weight limits of up to 97000 pounds for trucks equipped with six axles instead of five. Without making the truck any larger, the additional axle would be required to ...

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      As noted by Overdrive on December 14, 2010, "SETA (H.R. 1799 / S. 3705) would permit states to set interstate weight limits of up to 97000 pounds for trucks equipped with six axles instead of five. Without making the truck any larger, the additional axle would be required to ..." (http://www.overdriveonline.com/spending-bill-adds-truck-weight-program/)

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