H.R. 4348 (112th): MAP-21

This was a vote to pass H.R. 4348 (112th) in the Senate.

The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) is a funding and authorization bill to govern United States federal surface transportation spending. It was passed by Congress on June 29, 2012, and President Barack Obama signed it on July 6. The vote was 373–52 in the House of Representatives and 74–19 in the United States Senate.

The $105 billion, two-year bill does not significantly alter total funding from the previous authorization, but it does include many significant reforms. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that enacting MAP-21 will reduce the federal budget deficit over the 2012–2022 period by $16.3 billion.

Several unrelated provisions were attached to the bill: A one-year extension of federal student loan rates through June 30, 2013; a five-year reauthorization of the national flood insurance program through 2017; a one-year extension to the Secure Rural Schools Act, which compensates rural counties for loss of revenue caused by reduced timber harvest on federal lands. The bill also contains a provision allowing the State Department to revoke, deny or limit passports for anyone the Internal Revenue Service certifies as having "a seriously delinquent tax debt in an amount in excess of $50,000."

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jun 29, 2012
Chamber
Senate
Number
#172
Question:
On the Conference Report in the Senate
Result:
Conference Report Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 74
 
 
 
74%
48 24 2
  Nay 19
 
 
 
19%
0 19 0
Present 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Not Voting 6
 
 
 
6%
3 3 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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