S. 2823 (110th): Transportation Empowerment Act


Apr 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim DeMint

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2008
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/7/2008--Introduced.Transportation Empowerment Act - Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for the interstate maintenance program, emergency relief, the interstate bridge program, the federal lands highways program, highway ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 7, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2823”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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