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H.R. 278 (114th): TIGER CUBS Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 12, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



1st Session

H. R. 278


January 12, 2015

(for himself and Ms. DelBene) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2015 for the TIGER discretionary grant program, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery for Cities Underfunded Because of Size Act of 2015 or the TIGER CUBS Act.


Supplemental appropriation for TIGER grants

The following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for fiscal year 2015:

Department of Transportation

Office of the Secretary

National Infrastructure Investments

For an additional amount for National Infrastructure Investments in accordance with the provisions under this heading in title I of division K of Public Law 113–235, $500,000,000: Provided, That the amount under this heading shall remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That not less than $100,000,000 of the funds provided under this heading shall be for projects located in cities with populations between 10,000 and 50,000: Provided further, That for a project described in the preceding proviso, the minimum grant amount shall be $2,000,000, and the Secretary of Transportation may provide a Federal share of costs in excess of 80 percent: Provided further, That the amount under this heading is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, except that such amount shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates such amount and transmits such designation to the Congress.