S.1509 - Safe Routes Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI] (Introduced 05/16/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/16/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1509 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/16/2019)
Safe Routes Act of 2019
This bill directs the Department of Transportation to waive any vehicle weight limit for covered logging vehicles.
The term "covered logging vehicle" means a vehicle that (1) is transporting raw or unfinished forest products, including logs, pulpwood, biomass, or wood chips; (2) is traveling a distance of not more than 150 air miles from the point of origin to a storage or processing facility; and (3) meets applicable state legal weight tolerances and vehicle configurations for transporting raw or unfinished forest products within the boundaries of each state in which the vehicle is operating.