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Text of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Financing Act of 2012

This bill was introduced on February 3, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 9, 2012 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 276

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3864

[Report No. 112–396, Part I]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 1, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

February 9, 2012

Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means

February 9, 2012

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend authorities relating to the Highway Trust Fund, to provide revenues for highway programs, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Financing Act of 2012.

2.

Extension of trust fund expenditure authority

(a)

Highway Trust Fund

Section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(1)

by striking April 1, 2012 in subsections (b)(6)(B), (c)(1), and (e)(3) and inserting October 1, 2016; and

(2)

by striking Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II in subsections (c)(1) and (e)(3) and inserting American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012.

(b)

Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund

Section 9504 of such Code is amended—

(1)

by striking Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II each place it appears in subsection (b)(2) and inserting American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012; and

(2)

by striking April 1, 2012 in subsection (d)(2) and inserting October 1, 2016.

(c)

Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund

Paragraph (2) of section 9508(e) of such Code is amended by striking April 1, 2012 and inserting October 1, 2016.

(d)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect on April 1, 2012.

3.

Extension of highway-related taxes

(a)

In general

(1)

Each of the following provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking March 31, 2012 and inserting September 30, 2018:

(A)

Section 4041(a)(1)(C)(iii)(I).

(B)

Section 4041(m)(1)(B).

(C)

Section 4081(d)(1).

(2)

Each of the following provisions of such Code is amended by striking April 1, 2012 and inserting October 1, 2018:

(A)

Section 4041(m)(1)(A).

(B)

Section 4051(c).

(C)

Section 4071(d).

(D)

Section 4081(d)(3).

(b)

Extension of tax, Etc., on use of certain heavy vehicles

(1)

In general

Subsection (f) of section 4481 of such Code is amended by striking 2012 and inserting 2018.

(2)

Taxable period conformed to fiscal year

Section 4482 of such Code is amended—

(A)

by striking any year and all that follows in subsection (c)(4) and inserting each annual period beginning on October 1 which begins before October 1, 2019., and

(B)

by striking subsection (d).

(c)

Floor stocks refunds

Section 6412(a)(1) of such Code is amended—

(1)

by striking April 1, 2012 each place it appears and inserting October 1, 2018;

(2)

by striking September 30, 2012 each place it appears and inserting September 30, 2018; and

(3)

by striking July 1, 2012 and inserting January 1, 2019.

(d)

Extension of certain exemptions

Sections 4221(a) and 4483(i) of such Code are each amended by striking April 1, 2012 and inserting October 1, 2018.

(e)

Extension of transfers of certain taxes

(1)

In general

Section 9503 of such Code is amended—

(A)

in subsection (b)—

(i)

by striking April 1, 2012 each place it appears in paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting October 1, 2018;

(ii)

by striking April 1, 2012 in the heading of paragraph (2) and inserting October 1, 2018;

(iii)

by striking March 31, 2012 in paragraph (2) and inserting September 30, 2018; and

(iv)

by striking January 1, 2013 in paragraph (2) and inserting July 1, 2019; and

(B)

in subsection (c)(2), by striking January 1, 2013 and inserting July 1, 2019.

(2)

Motorboat and small-engine fuel tax transfers

(A)

In general

Paragraphs (3)(A)(i) and (4)(A) of section 9503(c) of such Code are each amended by striking April 1, 2012 and inserting October 1, 2018.

(B)

Conforming amendments to land and water conservation fund

Section 201(b) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l–11(b)) is amended—

(i)

by striking April 1, 2013 each place it appears and inserting October 1, 2019; and

(ii)

by striking April 1, 2012 and inserting October 1, 2018.

(f)

Effective date

(1)

In general

Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendments made by this section shall take effect on April 1, 2012.

(2)

Subsection (b)(2)

The amendment made by subsection (b)(2) shall apply to periods beginning after September 30, 2012.

4.

Revenues from certain domestic energy leases appropriated to Highway Trust Fund

(a)

In general

Subsection (b) of section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

(3)

Revenues from certain domestic energy leases

There are hereby appropriated to the Highway Trust Fund amounts equivalent to the net increase in Federal revenues from onshore and offshore domestic energy leasing and production generated by reason of the enactment of the Alaskan Energy for American Jobs Act, the PIONEERS Act, and the Energy Security and Transportation Jobs Act.

.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to amounts received in the Treasury after the date of the enactment of this Act.

5.

Alternative Transportation Account

(a)

Termination of funding from fuels tax receipts; one-Time appropriation

Paragraph (2) of section 9503(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended to read as follows:

(2)

Appropriation

(A)

In general

Out of money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, there is hereby appropriated $40,000,000,000 to the Alternative Transportation Account. Any amount appropriated under this paragraph shall remain available without fiscal year limitation.

(B)

Transfer to Highway Account of 2012 appropriated amounts based on fuels tax receipts

Amounts transferred on or before the date of the enactment of this paragraph to the Mass Transit Account in the Highway Trust Fund for fiscal year 2012 are hereby transferred to the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund (as defined in paragraph (5)(B)).

.

(b)

Renaming of mass transit account

(1)

In general

The text of subsection (e) of section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking Mass Transit Account each place it appears and inserting Alternative Transportation Account.

(2)

Conforming amendment

The heading for subsection (e) of section 9503 of such Code is amended by striking Mass Transit Account and inserting Alternative Transportation Account.

February 9, 2012

Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means

February 9, 2012

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed