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Senate Continues Consideration of Transportation Funding Bill

Senate Continues Consideration of Transportation Funding Bill

Transport Topics
Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2018 2:15 PM, EDT

Measure Still Directs DOT to Spotlight Livestock Haulers' Problems With ELD Mandate

A fiscal 2019 transportation funding bill that would call attention to concerns livestock haulers have raised about electronic logging devices is included in a legislative package under consideration in the Senate.

The appropriations leadership has the transportation bill, which also would fund programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, with legislation that would fund the departments of Interior and Agriculture as well as the Environmental Protection Agency and financial services agencies.

On July 26, the bill’s sponsors were accepting amendments from colleagues to pave the way for passage. Senate floor managers have yet to indicate when they intend to schedule final votes on the legislation... FULL ARTICLE

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