H.R.5934 - Trust in Reliable Understanding of Consumer Costs Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] (Introduced 04/30/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5934 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/30/2008)
Trust in Reliable Understanding of Consumer Costs Act, or the TRUCC Act - Amends federal transportation law to require certain fuel costs disclosures and fuel costs reimbursements by a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder providing or arranging transportation or service using motor vehicles it does not own and using fuel for which it does not bear the cost.
Requires such a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder to: (1) reimburse persons (truckers) that do bear fuel costs for any such costs they have paid; and (2) give such persons a written list that identifies any freight charge, brokerage fee or commission, fuel surcharge or adjustment, and any other charges.
Prohibits any person from causing a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder to present false or misleading information on a document or in an oral representation about the actual rate, charge, or allowance to any party to the transaction or transportation.