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S. 747: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2019

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A bill to reauthorize the diesel emissions reduction program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Thomas Carper

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Mar 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Apr 10, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 10, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 1768 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 9, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Carper Announces Rebates to Delaware Companies to Help Reduce Dirty Diesel Emissions from Buses
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Sponsor) on Apr 23, 2020

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $4.5 Million To Reduce Air Pollution From Diesel Emissions In New York City And Long Island
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2020

Crowley, Serrano Announce House Approval of Bipartisan Measure to Expand Access to STEM Fields for Hispanic Students
    — Rep. Joseph “Joe” Crowley [D-NY14, 2013-2018] on May 21, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 747 will add $410 million in new spending through 2024.


Mar 12, 2019

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Apr 10, 2019
Ordered Reported

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May 13, 2019
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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S. 747 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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