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Commercial Truck Fuel Savings Demonstration Act of 2008

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A bill to permit commercial trucks to use certain highways of the Interstate System to provide significant savings in the transportation of goods throughout the United States, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

05/22/2008Introduced in Senate

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05/22/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Action By: Senate
05/22/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4797-4798)
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME]* 05/22/2008

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Senate Environment and Public Works05/22/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/22/2008)

Commercial Truck Fuel Savings Demonstration Act of 2008 - Prohibits any reduction of an apportionment of federal-aid highway funds to a state that allows the operation of certain commercial truck vehicles weighing over 80,000 pounds on Interstate System highways in the state when the weighted average retail price of retail number 2 diesel in the United States is $3.50 or more per gallon.

Requires the Comptroller General to study the effects on the overall highway safety in participating states.