H.R. 3174: To Authorize the Secretary of Transportation to Obligate Previously Authorized or Appropriated Funds from the Federal Highway Administration's Emergency Relief Program for Projects Resulting from Damage Caused by Severe Weather Events in 2013

H.R. 3174

To Authorize the Secretary of Transportation to Obligate Previously Authorized or Appropriated Funds from the Federal Highway Administration's Emergency Relief Program for Projects Resulting from Damage Caused by Severe Weather Events in 2013

Date
September 30, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, September 30, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 3174, a bill to Authorize the Secretary of Transportation to Obligate Previously Authorized or Appropriated Funds from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program for Projects Resulting from Damage Caused by Severe Weather Events in 2013, Without Regard to Any Limitation on the Amount that may be Obligated for Such Projects in a Particular State,under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on September 25, 2013 by Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

Bill Summary

H.R. 3174 authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to obligate funds made available from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHA) Emergency Relief Program for projects resulting from damage caused by severe weather events in 2013.  

Cost

According to the CBO, the bill would have no net effects on outlays over the ten-year window.[1] 

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.