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House advances four transportation bills from Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

House advances four transportation bills from Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Transportation Today
BY MELINA DRUGA  
OCTOBER 30, 2019  

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced four bills Monday aimed at strengthening the nation’s infrastructure.

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure previously approved the bills.

“I am pleased that several bipartisan Transportation and Infrastructure Committee bills were passed on the House floor today,” Peter DeFazio (D-OR), committee chairman, said. “In particular, my Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund legislation is a much-needed win for coastal communities, and I encourage the Senate to take up this and the other bills as soon as possible.”

H.R. 1306, the Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act, was introduced in February by Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA). It amends the Disaster Recovery Reform Act to allow federal agencies, in the wake of disasters, to streamline and consolidate information collection and Preliminary Damage Assessments... FULL ARTICLE

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