Federal - S 2844

Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations

Introduced

April 21, 2016

Description

An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.

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  • May 19, 2016 — Provisions of the bill are included in HR 2577. Please see HR 2577 for further action on that bill.

  • April 21, 2016Draft bill text released by Senate Appropriations Committee.

  • April 21, 2016 — Reported to the Senate as an original bill by the Senate Appropriations Committee and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. S Rept 114-243Congressional Record p. S2387

  • April 21, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

    April 21, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Vote to Report

    Provide $56.5 billion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2017 for the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments and related agencies.

    The bill would provide $16.9 billion for the Transportation Department including:

    • $525 million for national infrastructure investments;
    • $44 billion for the Federal-aid Highways Program;
    • $16.4 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration;
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration;
    • $12.3 billion for the Federal Transit Administration;
    • $485 million for the Maritime Administration; and
    • $891 million for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    It would provide $39.2 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development including:

    • $6.7 billion for Community Planning and Development programs;
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants;
    • $20 million for family unification vouchers; and
    • $27.9 billion for public and Indian housing programs.

    Provide $56.5 billion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2017 for the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments and related agencies.

    The bill would provide $16.9 billion for the Transportation Department including:

    • $525 million for national infrastructure investments;
    • $44 billion for the Federal-aid Highways Program;
    • $16.4 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration;
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration;
    • $12.3 billion for the Federal Transit Administration;
    • $485 million for the Maritime Administration; and
    • $891 million for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    • It would provide $39.2 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development including:

    • $6.7 billion for Community Planning and Development programs;
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants;
    • $20 million for family unification vouchers; and
    • $27.9 billion for public and Indian housing programs.
    • Ordered reported favorably to the full Senate (subject to amendment) without objection.

      April 21, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Manager's Amendment
        S. Collins, R-Maine —

      Manager's amendment that would add language to the committee report that would:

      • Encourage the Federal Aviation Administration to examine its current policy regarding the supplies required in Emergency Medical Kits, including epinephrine auto-injectors;
      • Clarify the transit funding allocation for a project in Washington State and to ensure that the Department of Transportation does not provide more than $100 million from fiscal 2017 funds for any core capacity, small starts and expedited project delivery project.
      • Encourage the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renew homeless transitional housing projects for adults that have been found to be effective and to prevent service gaps for such housing.
      • Add agricultural applications to the research areas for unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, and agriculture to the industries that benefit from drone research.
      • Express concern about the National Transportation Safety Board's participation in a documentary-reality television show about Alaskan air crash investigations by the safety board.
      • Modify the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing program to using federal funds for new direct loans or loan guarantees for the credit risk premium in fiscal 2017.
      • Encourage HUD to consider recent survey data to determine fair market rents and expedite the process for consideration of exception rent payment standards.

      Manager's amendment that would add language to the committee report that would:

    • Encourage the Federal Aviation Administration to examine its current policy regarding the supplies required in Emergency Medical Kits, including epinephrine auto-injectors;
    • Clarify the transit funding allocation for a project in Washington State and to ensure that the Department of Transportation does not provide more than $100 million from fiscal 2017 funds for any core capacity, small starts and expedited project delivery project.
    • Encourage the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renew homeless transitional housing projects for adults that have been found to be effective and to prevent service gaps for such housing.
    • Add agricultural applications to the research areas for unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, and agriculture to the industries that benefit from drone research.
    • Express concern about the National Transportation Safety Board's participation in a documentary-reality television show about Alaskan air crash investigations by the safety board.
    • Modify the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing program to using federal funds for new direct loans or loan guarantees for the credit risk premium in fiscal 2017.
    • Encourage HUD to consider recent survey data to determine fair market rents and expedite the process for consideration of exception rent payment standards.
    • Adopted without objection.

  • April 21, 2016 — Introduced as an original bill and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Congressional Record p. S2388

  • April 19, 2016 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

    April 19, 2016 — Subcommittee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Vote to Approve

    Provide $56.5 billion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2017 for the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments and related agencies.

    The bill would provide $16.9 billion for the Transportation Department including:

    • $525 million for national infrastructure investments.
    • $44 billion for the Federal-aid Highways Program.
    • $16.4 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration.
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration.
    • $12.3 billion for the Federal Transit Administration.
    • $485 million for the Maritime Administration.
    • $891 million for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    It would provide $39.2 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development including:

    • $6.7 billion for Community Planning and Development programs.
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants.
    • $20 million for family unification vouchers.
    • $27.9 billion for public and Indian housing programs.

    Provide $56.5 billion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2017 for the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments and related agencies.

    The bill would provide $16.9 billion for the Transportation Department including:

    • $525 million for national infrastructure investments.
    • $44 billion for the Federal-aid Highways Program.
    • $16.4 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration.
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration.
    • $12.3 billion for the Federal Transit Administration.
    • $485 million for the Maritime Administration.
    • $891 million for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    • It would provide $39.2 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development including:

    • $6.7 billion for Community Planning and Development programs.
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants.
    • $20 million for family unification vouchers.
    • $27.9 billion for public and Indian housing programs.
    • Approved for full committee consideration without objection.