S.2011 - Clean Ports Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 12/16/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/16/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2011 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/16/2011)
Clean Ports Act of 2011 - Declares that federal preemption of state and local law relating to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier of property shall not apply to the authority of a state, local government, or the political authority of two or more states to adopt requirements for motor carriers providing services at port facilities that are reasonably related to the reduction of environmental pollution, traffic congestion, the improvement of highway safety, or the efficient utilization of such port facilities, provided adoption or enforcement of such requirements does not conflict with federal law.
Declares that nothing in this Act may be construed to limit the rights reserved to any state or political subdivision of a state under the Clean Air Act.