House Bill 5434
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2021
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-44 on Oct 2, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 30, 2021
Latest Action
Oct 2, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
5434
Congress
117
Policy Area
Transportation and Public Works
Transportation and Public Works
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of transportation modes and conveyances, including funding and safety matters; Coast Guard; infrastructure development; travel and tourism. Measures concerning water resources and navigation projects may fall under Water Resources Development policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Oregon
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
October 2, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2021

This bill extends and revises provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, rail, and other surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT).

Among other provisions, the bill

  • extends FY2021 enacted levels of funding through October 31, 2021, for federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs;
  • increases the cap from $600 million to $700 million on the amount of funding for nationally significant freight and highway projects and extends authority through FY2022 for DOT to provide funding for such projects;
  • revises and extends authority through FY2022 for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to carry out collaborative research on in-vehicle technology to prevent alcohol-impaired driving;
  • extends authority through October 31, 2021, for DOT to provide direct loans and loan guarantees for railroad rehabilitation and development near rail stations;
  • reauthorizes and extends authority through FY2022 for the Appalachian Regional Commission;
  • compensates any federal employee who is furloughed or required to work without pay during the authorization lapse at the earliest possible date after the lapse ends; and
  • extends expenditure authority through November 1, 2021, for the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund.
Text (3)
Actions (15)
10/02/2021
Became Public Law No: 117-44.
10/02/2021
Signed by President.
10/02/2021
Presented to President.
10/02/2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/02/2021
Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6878)
10/02/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6878)
10/01/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/01/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 365 - 51 (Roll no. 313). (text: CR H5586-5587)
10/01/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 365 - 51 (Roll no. 313).(text: CR H5586-5587)
10/01/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5434.
10/01/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5585-5589)
10/01/2021
Mr. DeFazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
10/01/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
09/30/2021
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
09/30/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Oct 2, 2021 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Mar 16, 2022 12:30:25 PM