H.R. 2497 (98th): A bill to delay implementation of the requirement that States allow tandem trailer trucks on Interstate highways and designated primary highways, to establish procedures for exempting certain of those highways from that requirement, and for other purposes.


Apr 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Ratchford

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/12/1983--Introduced.Amends the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 to exempt designated Interstate System and Federal-aid primary system highways from the requirement that States allow commercial motor vehicle combinations consisting of ... Read more >

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Apr 12, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2497”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (9D, 5R) (show)
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H.R. 5568 (Related)
Truck Safety Act of 1984

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 6, 1984

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