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H.R. 3938 (113th): To direct the Secretary of Transportation to designate natural gas fueling corridors in the United States for long haul truck traffic, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 28, 2014 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3938

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 28, 2014

(for himself and Mr. Terry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to designate natural gas fueling corridors in the United States for long haul truck traffic, and for other purposes.

1.

Designation of natural gas fueling corridors

(a)

In general

The Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy and affected States, shall designate natural gas fueling corridors in the United States for long haul truck traffic.

(b)

Designation process

In designating natural gas fueling corridors under subsection (a), the Secretary shall—

(1)

seek to establish an interconnection of natural gas fueling stations across the United States that will serve the highest possible volume of long haul truck traffic;

(2)

take into consideration the location of existing natural gas fueling stations, with the goal of having natural gas fueling stations located not greater than 200 miles apart in such corridors; and

(3)

provide public notice and an opportunity for comment.

(c)

Report to Congress

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report containing a description of the natural gas fueling corridors designated under subsection (a), together with an explanation for the selection of the corridors.