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H.R. 1341: Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act

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About the bill

Sadly, the bill does nothing to remedy the dearth of female trucks in the Cars movie franchise.

Context

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was enacted into law in November, containing major investments in transportation systems, energy and water systems, and expanding broadband internet access. It costs about $1.2 trillion, though less than half of that — $550 million — actually constitutes new spending above what Congress had already appropriated.

The 1,039-page law incorporated provisions from dozens of other previously-introduced bills. GovTrack Insider is spotlighting two of them which each have an unusual distinction: both the lead House and Senate sponsors are Republicans, yet they both ultimately voted against the infrastructure package as a whole, despite their bill being included as part of it.

(Another such bill, the Telecommunications …

Sponsor and status

Mike Gallagher

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 15, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

History

Feb 25, 2021
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 1341 is 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. 1341. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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