H.R.3647 - Keep Americans Working Building Our Transportation Infrastructure Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13] (Introduced 12/13/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||12/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3647 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/13/2011)
Keep Americans Working Building Our Transportation Infrastructure Act - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to publish on the Internet any request for a waiver of Buy American requirements under the highway, public transportation, aviation, or passenger rail programs and provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the intent to issue a waiver.
Requires the Secretary, upon deciding to grant such a waiver, to: (1) publish in the Federal Register, before the decision takes effect, a detailed written justification of the waiver; (2) provide the public with notice of the decision and an opportunity to comment on it for a reasonable period, but no less than 15 days; and (3) review those comments.
Authorizes the Secretary to terminate or modify a waiver decision based on comments received after the decision takes effect.
Repeals existing Buy American waiver requirements under the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010.