H.R.2697 - A bill to amend the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 relating to reasonable access to the Interstate System by commercial motor vehicles.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-4] (Introduced 06/16/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/04/1987 Executive Comment Requested from DOT, OMB. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2697 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/1987)
Amends the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 to repeal the authority granted governmental entities to impose restrictions based on safety considerations upon truck tractor-semitrailer vehicles wishing to use Federal-aid Primary System highways.
Prescribes the considerations a governmental entity must demonstrate to the Secretary of Transportation in order to be authorized to restrict commercial motor vehicle access to Federal highways designed to be a width of ten feet or more. Permits a governmental entity to restrict access upon highways designed to be less than ten feet wide.