Summary: H.R.11729 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/30/1973)

Emergency National Maximum Highway Speed Limit Act - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to refuse approval of Federal funding of specified projects in any State which has (1) a maximum speed limit on any public highway within its jurisdiction in excess of 55-miles-per-hour, and (2) a speed limit other than 55-miles-per-hour on any portion of any public highway within its jurisdiction which had a speed limit of 55 miles, or more, per hour on November 1, 1973, and (3) maximum speed limits which are not uniformly applicable to all types of motor vehicles using a highway, except that a different speed limit may be established for any vehicle operating under a special permit because of any weight or dimension of such vehicle, including any load thereon.