S. 942 (112th): Transportation Infrastructure Grants and Economic Reinvestment Act

Introduced:
May 10, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Senior Senator from Washington
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 10, 2011
Length
21 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 14 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 10, 2011
Referred to Committee May 10, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to provide for improved investment in national transportation infrastructure.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/10/2011--Introduced.
Transportation Infrastructure Grants and Economic Reinvestment Act - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to establish a national infrastructure investment program to provide competitive grants (of $10-$500 million), secured loans, and loan guarantees to a state, local government, or transit agency for eligible transportation projects (including highway or bridge, public transportation, passenger or freight rail transportation, and port infrastructure projects) that would have a significant beneficial impact on a state, metropolitan area, region, or the United States.
Requires the Secretary to give grant priority to eligible projects that require a contribution of federal funds to complete an overall financing package for such projects.
Sets aside at least 20% of funds for grants for eligible projects located in rural areas.

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