H. R. 5201
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 24, 2014
Mr. Southerland introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend title 23, United States Code, to exempt agricultural loads traveling on Federal highways if State agricultural regulations are met.
This Act may be cited as the
Right to Haul Act of 2014
Exempting Agricultural Loads
Section 127 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
State agricultural exemptions
Notwithstanding subsection (a), individual State weight limitations for an agricultural commodity that are applicable to State highways shall be applicable to the Interstate System within the State’s borders for vehicles carrying an agricultural commodity.
Agricultural commodity defined
agricultural commodity means any agricultural commodity (including horticulture, aquaculture, and floriculture), food,
feed, fiber, forestry products, livestock (including elk, reindeer, bison,
horses, or deer), or insects, and any product thereof.