December 6, 2017 – The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation have determined that the provision in the Senate’s Transportation-HUD appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 that would increase the maximum allowable airport passenger facility charge (PFC) will, if enacted, reduce federal tax receipts by $944 million over the next ten years.
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September 8, 2017 – Debate in the House of Representatives on the omnibus appropriation bill for fiscal year 2018 (H.R.
September 6, 2017 – 12:15 a.m. – The House Rules Committee at 10:45 p.m. last night approved terms for debate for the Department of Transportation and Department of Homeland Security portions of the omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2018 (H.R. 3354). The text of the rule for the special procedures is here. The rule is House Resolution 500.
The following is a list of the amendments related to transportation and infrastructure programs that have been filed with the House Rules Committee and posted online as of 10:00 a.m.
August 16, 2017 (updated August 24 with amendments) – This morning, the House Rules Committee announced a deadline of 10 a.m.
(July 20 note: this article has been updated with more detailed analysis of aviation, mass transit, and autonomous vehicle provisions of the committee report.)
January 18, 2017 – Last week, the House of Representatives finished naming its new members to its standing committees for the new 115th Congress, and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) took the chair of the Senate Aviation Subcommittee.
June 23, 2016 – As expected, the final version of what had been the fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD-Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bill (with a package of supplemental 2016 funding to fight the Zika virus attached) that was filed last night and passed the House in the wee hours of this morning dropped all reference to Transportation-HUD funding.
June 15, 2016 – After fits and starts, the appropriations process for fiscal 2017 continues to move in both chambers of Congress. But where the Transportation-HUD bill fits is anyone’s guess.
May 26, 2016 – The House Appropriations Committee on May 24 approved a bill funding the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2017 by a voice vote.
May 20, 2016 – The U.S.
List of Amendments Adopted in the Senate to the Transportation Portions of the FY17 Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill
May 20, 2016 The just-passed Senate appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2017 contains a provision that would rescind $2.211 billion in unobligated contract authority for the federal-aid highway program app… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.
May 20, 2016 – On May 18, a House subcommittee approved legislation that would allow the U.S. Department of Transportation to spend$77.9 billion in fiscal year 2017.
May 17, 2016 – The House Appropriations Committee has released the draft “chairman’s mark” version of the panel’s fiscal year 2017 Transportation and Housing appropriation bill. The Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing Appropriations is scheduled to mark up the bill at 11:30 Wednesday morning in room 2358-A Rayburn.
May 17, 2016 – Debate on the Senate’s version of the fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill (Senate amendment #3896 to H.R. 2577) continued yesterday and will resume today.
May 16, 2016 – In addition to a full calendar of I-Week events designed to help promote awareness of the importance of infrastructure, both chambers of Congress are poised to make clear this week how much money will be spent by the federal government on transportation infrastructure next year.
May 12, 2016 – After a two-week wait, the U.S. Senate at 3:10 p.m. today finally took up the annual appropriations bill funding the U.S.
April 19, 2016 – Earlier today, the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing Appropriations approved a draft bill providing the fiscal year 2017 appropriations for the U.S.
The Obama Administration claims that its request for new discretionary appropriations for the Transportation-Housing appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 is $50.3 billion. But the Appropriations Committees of Congress are likely to say that the discretionary request is somewhere between $64.5 billion and $66.9 billion.