Text: H.R.2705 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/25/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2705


To limit the applicability of the final rule entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2” to the extent such final rule relates to trailers that do not themselves emit greenhouse gases in connection with a propulsion system.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 25, 2017

Mr. Loudermilk (for himself, Mr. Griffith, and Mr. Russell) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To limit the applicability of the final rule entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2” to the extent such final rule relates to trailers that do not themselves emit greenhouse gases in connection with a propulsion system.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Truck, Trailer, and Transport Efficiency Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Limitation of applicability of certain rule to the extent such rule relates to trailers that do not themselves emit greenhouse gases in connection with a propulsion system.

(a) Prohibition.—Effective as of the date of enactment of this Act, the final rule entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2” published in the Federal Register on October 25, 2016 (81 Fed. Reg. 73478), shall cease to apply to the extent such final rule relates to trailers that do not themselves emit greenhouse gases in connection with a propulsion system.

(b) Conforming changes.—The Administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, acting jointly, shall promulgate a final regulation revising the final rule cited in subsection (a) (including the amendments to the Code of Federal Regulations made thereby) so as to make such final rule inapplicable to the extent such final rule relates to trailers that do not themselves emit greenhouse gases in connection with a propulsion system.