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H.R. 3570 (115th): Transportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3570

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Babin, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Yoho, and Mr. Flores) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend part A of title II of the Clean Air Act to exclude trailers and other vehicles that rely on a connection to a self-propelled vehicle from the definition of a motor vehicle.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Transportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017.

2.

Exclusion of vehicles that are not self-propelled from motor vehicle definition

Paragraph (2) of section 216 of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7550) is amended to read as follows:

(2)

The term motor vehicle means—

(A)

any self-propelled vehicle designed for transporting persons or property on a street or highway; and

(B)

excludes any vehicle, such as a trailer, that relies upon connection to a self-propelled vehicle described in subparagraph (A) for propulsion.

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