H.R.3398 - National Multimodal Freight Policy and Investment Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] (Introduced 07/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/30/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Summary: H.R.3398 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2015)
National Multimodal Freight Policy and Investment Act
This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to:
- establish a national multimodal freight network, a national multimodal freight advisory committee, and a freight investment grant program; and
- develop a national multimodal freight strategic plan.
Each state receiving a freight investment grant shall also develop a freight investment plan and establish a state freight advisory committee.
The bill establishes in DOT an Office of Freight Planning, Permitting, and Development.
DOT shall establish a competitive capital grant program to provide financial assistance to states, metropolitan planning organizations, regional or local transportation authorities, tribal governments, and other entities for:
- shortline or regional railroad infrastructure improvement projects, and
- highway-rail vertical grade separation projects.