H.R.1565 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to incorporate regional transportation planning organizations into statewide transportation planning, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] (Introduced 04/14/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/15/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1565 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/14/2011)
Requires states, at a minimum, to cooperate with affected nonmetropolitan local officials responsible for transportation through regional transportation planning organizations to develop and implement long-range statewide transportation plans and statewide transportation improvement programs, with emphasis on addressing the transportation needs of nonmetropolitan areas of the state.
Defines a regional transportation planning organization as a multi-jurisdictional organization composed of nonmetropolitan local officials (or their designees) and representatives of local transportation systems who all volunteer for such organization.