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H.R. 2 (116th): Moving Forward Act

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To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2020
Length: 2705 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 1, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

129 Cosponsors (129 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tonko Calls for Vote on Limo Safety Package after NTSB Report
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 29, 2020

Garamendi Outlines Major Accomplishments for 116th Congress
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 28, 2020

Graves Statement on Interstate 10 Widening Project Reaching Final Steps
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] on Oct 26, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2 will add $236.6 billion in new spending through 2030.

History

Jun 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jun 17, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Jun 18, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 22, 2020
 
Text Published

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Jun 26, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Jul 1, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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