H.R.947 - ON TIME Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44] (Introduced 02/10/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/11/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.947 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/2009)
Our Nation's Trade, Infrastructure, Mobility, and Efficiency Act of 2009 or the ON TIME Act of 2009 - Declares that it is the purpose of this Act to: (1) address major transportation investment needs in national trade gateway corridors; (2) reduce freight congestion along current and future trade corridors along surface transportation routes that are or will be congested as a result of current or future growth in international trade; and (3) develop corridors that will increase freight transportation system reliability.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to assess and collect a national trade gateway corridor fee on each article imported into, and exported from, the United States. Requires collected fees to be deposited in the National Trade Gateway Corridor Fund for projects in the transportation trade corridors for the Customs port of unloading of imported, or loading of exported, articles.
Sets forth requirements with respect to: (1) the allocation of Fund amounts in the form of grants to state departments of transportation to carry out eligible projects in the corridors for the Customs ports of entry; and (2) project selection and eligibility.
Requires the Secretary to establish a transportation trade corridor for each Customs port of entry where fees are collected.