About the bill
The average national gas price is currently $2.12 per gallon —down about half from the July 2008 peak of $4.11 per gallon. Recently gas prices had fallen for 50 of 51 days. Sounds like great news? Not entirely. Some Members of Congress think it represents a potentially missed opportunity that, if Congress fails to act now, may never come up again.
The issue is that the federal Highway Trust Fund is underfunded, to the point that it’s projected to run out of cash on hand ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2015
Length: 10 pages
Feb 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 3, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3636 (113th).
Feb 3, 2015
H.R. 680 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 680 — 114th Congress: Update, Promote, and Develop America’s Transportation Essentials Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr680
“H.R. 680 — 114th Congress: Update, Promote, and Develop America’s Transportation Essentials Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. January 17, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr680>
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