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H.R. 2523 (116th): 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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Sponsor and status

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
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


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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

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2523 (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. 2523. 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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