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H.R. 839: National Multimodal Freight Network Improvement Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 29, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 839

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 29, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to include a revenue metric in the port network components to better achieve the policy goals of the National Multimodal Freight Network.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Multimodal Freight Network Improvement Act.

2.

National Multimodal Freight Network

Section 70103 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(2)(C) by inserting , and the public ports of the United States that have a total annual value of cargo of at least $1,000,000,000, as identified by the United States Customs and Border Protection and reported by the Bureau of the Census after is available; and

(2)

in subsection (c) by adding at the end the following:

(5)

Required network components

In designating or redesignating the National Multimodal Freight Network, the Under Secretary shall ensure that the National Multimodal Freight Network includes the components listed under subsection (b)(2).

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