H. R. 839
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 29, 2019
Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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.
This Act may be cited as the
National Multimodal Freight Network Improvement Act.
National Multimodal Freight Network
Section 70103 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—
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
in subsection (c) by adding at the end the following:
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).