Senate Bill 2271
116th Congress(2019-2020)
AID in Appalachia Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 25, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
Latest Action
Jul 25, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
2271
Congress
116
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
West Virginia
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Advancing Infrastructure Development in Appalachia Act or the AID in Appalachia Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish the Balance Exchanges for Infrastructure Program to improve highway infrastructure development in the Appalachian region of the United States.

DOT must incentivize certain states within the Appalachian region to use unobligated balances of funding to improve highway infrastructure in the region.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
07/25/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
07/25/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 26, 2019 4:57:22 AM
Updated
Feb 19, 2020 7:34:02 PM