H.R.2163 - Fast Starts Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 04/29/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/30/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2163 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/2009)
Fast Starts Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to state and local government authorities for eligible new fixed guideway streetcar capital projects that are electricity- and rail-based.
Requires such an authority to submit by March 1, 2010, a grant application that certifies that a project has a sufficient degree of local financial commitment, meets certain environmental requirements, and can begin construction by March 1, 2012.