H. R. 3570
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 28, 2017
Mr. Carter of Georgia (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Transportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017.
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:
The term motor vehicle means—
any self-propelled vehicle designed for transporting persons or property on a street or highway; and
excludes any vehicle, such as a trailer, that relies upon connection to a self-propelled vehicle described in subparagraph (A) for propulsion.