Text: H.R.803 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 803 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 803

To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to require metropolitan 
  planning organizations to consider greenhouse gas emissions in long-
  range transportation plans and transportation improvement programs.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            February 3, 2009

 Mr. Doggett (for himself, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Inslee, Mr. McDermott, 
  Mr. Stark, and Mr. Thompson of California) introduced the following 
    bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
                             Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to require metropolitan 
  planning organizations to consider greenhouse gas emissions in long-
  range transportation plans and transportation improvement programs.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Green Transit Act''.

SEC. 2. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN LONG-RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANS.

    (a) Highway Planning.--Section 134(c)(2) of title 23, United States 
Code, is amended by adding at the end the following sentence: ``Such 
plans and TIPs shall be developed after consideration of emissions of 
greenhouse gases (as defined in section 211(o)(1) of the Clean Air Act 
(42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(1)) and shall provide for reductions in such 
emissions.''
    (b) Public Transportation Planning.--Section 5303(c)(2) of title 
49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following 
sentence: ``Such plans and TIPs shall be developed after consideration 
of emissions of greenhouse gases (as defined in section 211(o)(1) of 
the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(1)) and shall provide for 
reductions in such emissions.''
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