H.R.278 - TIGER CUBS Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 01/12/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Appropriations; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/12/2015 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.278 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/12/2015)
Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery for Cities Underfunded Because of Size Act of 2015 or TIGER CUBS Act
This bill provides $500 million in supplemental FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for national infrastructure investments under a competitive grant program commonly known as the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. At least $100 million of the funds must be used for projects located in cities with populations between 10,000 and 50,000.
The funding provided by this bill is designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. This funding is only available if the President designates the amounts as an emergency and submits the designation to Congress.