S. 1786 (112th): Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011


Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2011
Length: 108 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to facilitate job creation by reducing regulatory uncertainty, providing for rational evaluation of regulations, providing flexibilities to States and localities, providing for infrastructure spending, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to reduce the amount apportioned for a surface transportation program, project, or activity for FY2012 by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 2, 2011

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Nov 2, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1786”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Nov 3, 2011 3:27 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Rejected 47/53

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