H.R.7002 - MOVEMENT Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Richardson, Laura [D-CA-37] (Introduced 09/23/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7002 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/23/2008)
Making Opportunities Via Efficient and More Effective National Transportation Act of 2008 or the MOVEMENT Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a national container fee to be collected on each cargo container imported into, or exported from, a covered U.S. seaport.
Establishes the National Goods Movement Improvement Account in which such fees shall be deposited.
Directs the Secretary to carry out a National Goods Movement Improvement Grant Program to provide grant funding for eligible projects, including goods movement improvement, homeland security, and environmental projects located at or near a covered U.S. seaport.