HR 3684 - Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act - National Key Vote

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Title: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT).

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates the following amounts for the Federal-Aid Highway Program for fiscal year 2022-2026, including (Division A, Title I, Sec. 11101):

    • $52.49 billion for fiscal year 2022;

    • $53.54 billion for fiscal year 2023;

    • $54.61 billion for fiscal year 2024;

    • $55.7 billion for fiscal year 2025; and

    • $56.81 billion for fiscal year 2026.

  • Appropriates the following amounts for the federal highway safety construction program for fiscal year 2022-2026, including (Division A, Title I, Sec. 11102):

    • $57.47 billion for fiscal year 2022;

    • $58.76 billion for fiscal year 2023;

    • $60.1 billion for fiscal year 2024;

    • $61.31 billion for fiscal year 2025; and

    • $62.66 billion for fiscal year 2026.

  • Appropriates the following amounts for motor carrier safety administration costs for fiscal year 2022-2026, including (Division A, Title III, Sec. 23001):

    • $360 million for fiscal year 2022;

    • $367.5 million for fiscal year 2023;

    • $375 million for fiscal year 2024;

    • $382.5 million for fiscal year 2025; and

    • $390 million for fiscal year 2026.

  • Extends appropriation levels of $1 billion from the fiscal year 2021 budget through fiscal year 2022 and the next 10 years thereafter for various federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs (Division I, Title I-III, Sec. 105-3001).

  • Appropriates $45 billion for lead service line replacement in underserved communities, $1 billion for each of the next 10 years to filter lead from school service lines, and $4 billion allocated for household water debt relief tied to the 5-year water shutoff moratorium (Division I, Title I, Sec. 13107).

  • Increases the number of grants and additional subsidization for disadvantaged communities to up to 50 percent of wastewater and 40 percent of drinking water State Revolving Loan Funds (Division H, Title I, Sec. 12015).

  • Requires the Comptroller General conduct a study over the following, including (Division I, Title IV, Sec. 13403):

    • Water affordability;

    • Discrimination and civil rights violations; and

    • The authorization of low-income water and wastewater assistance programs.

  • Appropriates the following amounts for highway safety programs for fiscal years 2023-2026, including (Division I, Title III, Sec. 3001):

    • $378.4 million for fiscal year 2023;

    • $382.4 million for fiscal year 2024;

    • $386.5 million for fiscal year 2025; and

    • $390.4 million for fiscal year 2026.

  • Requires the transportation planning process to address climate change, conduct vulnerability assessments to identify and implement strategies to reduce the impact on surface transportation systems and enhance the resilience of the surface transportation system and ensure the efficient use of federal resources (Division D, Title V, Subtitle D, Sec. 5401-5402).

  • Amends the Buy America procurement requirements for highways, mass transit, and rail to specify that a project may only be carried out if the steel, iron, and manufactured goods used are procured in the United States (Division B, Title II, Sec. 2301).

  • Establishes the Rebuild Rural Bridges Program and appropriates $250 million each beginning 2023 and each year through fiscal year 2026 to improve the safety and state of good repair of bridges in rural communities (Division B, Title I, Subtitle C, Sec. 1307).

  • Authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement various new safety requirements across all transportation modes and authorizes the DOT to establish a pilot program to demonstrate a national motor vehicle per-mile user fee to maintain funding for the Highway Trust Fund and maintain a good state of repair in the surface transportation system (Title V, Subtitle C, Sec. 5320).

  • Requires that before the implementation of the aforementioned motor vehicle per-mile user fee the DOT conduct a study on the equity of the user fee on various populations and communities no later than 2 years after the enactment of this act (Division B, Title I, Subtitle F, Sec. 1630).

  • Requires the EPA to establish and enforce regulations to limit PFAS (perfluorinated alkylated substances), specifically PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid) in drinking water and limit plastic pellet pollution (Division H, Sec. 12028).

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Title: INVEST in America Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT).

Highlights:

 

  • Extends appropriation levels of $1 billion from the fiscal year 2021 budget through fiscal year 2022 and the next 10 years thereafter for various federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs (Division I, Title I-III, Sec. 105-3001).

  • Appropriates $45 billion for lead service line replacement in underserved communities, $1 billion for each of the next 10 years to filter lead from school service lines, and $4 billion allocated for household water debt relief tied to the 5-year water shutoff moratorium (Division I, Title I, Sec. 13107).

  • Increases the number of grants and additional subsidization for disadvantaged communities to up to 50 percent of wastewater and 40 percent of drinking water State Revolving Loan Funds (Division H, Title I, Sec. 12015).

  • Requires the Comptroller General conduct a study over the following, including (Division I, Title IV, Sec. 13403):

    • Water affordability;

    • Discrimination and civil rights violations; and

    • The authorization of low-income water and wastewater assistance programs.

  • Authorizes the following appropriation levels for highway safety programs for fiscal years 2023-2026, including (Division I, Title III, Sec. 3001):

    • $378.4 million for fiscal year 2023;

    • $382.4 million for fiscal year 2024;

    • $386.5 million for fiscal year 2025; and

    • $390.4 million for fiscal year 2026.

  • Requires the transportation planning process to address climate change, conduct vulnerability assessments to identify and implement strategies to reduce the impact on surface transportation systems and enhance the resilience of the surface transportation system and ensure the efficient use of federal resources (Division D, Title V, Subtitle D, Sec. 5401-5402).

  • Amends the Buy America procurement requirements for highways, mass transit, and rail to specify that a project may only be carried out if the steel, iron, and manufactured goods used are procured in the United States (Division B, Title II, Sec. 2301).

  • Establishes the Rebuild Rural Bridges Program and appropriates $250 million each beginning 2023 and each year through fiscal year 2026 to improve the safety and state of good repair of bridges in rural communities (Division B, Title I, Subtitle C, Sec. 1307).

  • Authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement various new safety requirements across all transportation modes and authorizes the DOT to establish a pilot program to demonstrate a national motor vehicle per-mile user fee to maintain funding for the Highway Trust Fund and maintain a good state of repair in the surface transportation system (Title V, Subtitle C, Sec. 5320).

  • Requires that prior to the implementation of the aforementioned motor vehicle per-mile user fee the DOT conduct a study on the equity of the user fee on various populations and communities no later than 2 years after the enactment of this act (Division B, Title I, Subtitle F, Sec. 1630).

  • Requires the EPA establish and enforce regulations to limit PFAS (perfluorinated alkylated substances), specifically PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid) in drinking water and limit plastic pellet pollution (Division H, Sec. 12028).

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