H.R.966 - TIGER CUBS Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 02/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Appropriations; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/07/2017 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.966 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2017)
Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery for Cities Underfunded Because of Size Act of 2017 or the TIGER CUBS Act
This bill provides $500 million in supplemental FY2017 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. The emergency funding is exempt from discretionary spending limits and is only available if the President subsequently designates the amounts as an emergency and submits the designation to Congress.