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H.R. 2523: Anti-Congestion Tax Act

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To condition the receipt of certain grants by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on exempting certain drivers from congestion fees, and for other purposes.

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Josh Gottheimer

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2019
Length: 4 pages
May 3, 2019

Introduced on May 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Gottheimer, Smith Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Back Against New York Congestion Tax
    — Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ5] (Sponsor) on May 6, 2019

<span class='\"kicker\"'>The Anti-Congestion Tax Act Protects NJ Drivers from Outrageous Double Taxation</span>RELEASE: Two NJ Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Back Against NY Congestion Tax
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2019

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May 3, 2019

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