H.R. 572 (112th): Clean Ports Act of 2011

Introduced:
Feb 09, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 2011 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 16, 2011

Sponsor
Jerrold Nadler
Representative for New York's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 09, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5967 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

H.R. 2958 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 01, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 09, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 09, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide certain port authorities, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
59 cosponsors (59D) (show)
Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

Highways and Transit

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2/9/2011--Introduced.
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 shall limit the rights reserved to any state or political subdivision of such state under the Clean Air Act.

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