H.R. 6541 (112th): Maximize Our Highways Act of 2012


Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Reed II

Representative for New York's 29th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study of economically beneficial uses of the rights-of-way associated with certain highways, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Introduced.Maximize Our Highways Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to study the economically beneficial uses of rights-of-way associated with federal-aid highways, including: (1) the identification of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 3048 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2013

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