MOTOR VEHICLES

related term(s)

Recreational Vehicles

Amendments

Dept. of Homeland Security: improve vehicle fleet management (H.R. 366), H4480 [23MY]

Dept. of Transportation: designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and expand the scope of activities under outreach and education programs to include human trafficking prevention activities (S. 1536), S5771 [14SE]

Announcements

Moment of silence to honor victims of New York, NY, terrorist attack at Manhattan bike path, H8412 [2NO]

Articles and editorials

Murder Is Not Caused by Guns, Trucks, H9760 [11DE]

Bills and resolutions

Air pollution: align National Highway Traffic Safety Administration corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards with EPA greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards (see S. 1273), S3212 [25MY]

___align National Highway Traffic Safety Administration corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards with EPA greenhouse gas emissions standards (see H.R. 4011), H7974 [11OC]

Armed Forces: require that certain standards for commercial driver's licenses applicable to former members and Reserves apply to current members (see H.R. 2258), H3002 [1MY]

Army: report on status of future Ground Combat Vehicles (see H. Res. 238), H2599 [30MR]

Business and industry: require all gas stations offering self-service to meet certain accessibility standards for disabled individuals (see H.R. 2965), H4993 [20JN]

___require dealers to disclose the presence of event data recorders on new automobiles and require manufacturers to provide the option to enable or disable such devices (see H.R. 736), H743 [30JA]

___require dealers to disclose the presence of event data recorders on new automobiles, motorcycles, and autocycles and require manufacturers to provide the option to enable or disable such devices (see H.R. 3568), H6573 [28JY]

California: establish certain conservation and recreation areas (see H.R. 827), H944 [2FE]

Civil liberties: protect rights of citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding patchwork of local and State prohibitions (see S. 1092), S2882 [10MY]

___protect rights of citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding patchwork of local and State prohibitions, and repeal Federal regulations on switchblade knives which burden citizens (see H.R. 84), H40 [3JA]

Collector Car Appreciation Day: designate (see S. Res. 215), S3859 [29JN]

Consumers: develop standards to prevent hacking of vehicle control systems, make owners aware of vehicle data collection, and disclose vehicle performance relative to security and privacy (see S. 680), S1890 [21MR]

___protect from discriminatory State taxes on motor vehicle rentals (see S. 1159), S3009 [17MY] (see H.R. 2024), H2786 [6AP]

Corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards: repeal (see H.R. 1593), H2182 [17MR]

Courts: limit recovery of damages in a civil action relative to disclosure of certain personal information from State motor vehicle records (see H.R. 1043), H1183 [14FE]

Crime: bar prosecution in certain cases for damaging or destroying, by means of fire or explosive, federally-owned or leased buildings, vehicles, or other property (see H.R. 983), H1083 [7FE]

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of adjacent municipalities (see H.R. 560), H545 [13JA]

Dept. of Education: prohibit employment of school bus drivers with serious moving violations (see H.R. 3703), H7182 [7SE]

Dept. of Energy: establish a gasoline supply reserve in Florida (see S. 1957), S6360 [5OC]

___establish demonstration grant programs on advanced distribution systems, smart water heaters, vehicle-to-grid integration, and granular retail electricity pricing (see S. 1874), S6187 [27SE]

___increase flexibility, efficiency, and reliability of the electric grid, train workers for transitions to high-skill clean energy jobs, and assist States with reducing energy prices (see S. 1875), S6187 [27SE]

___provide for a Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve (see H.R. 3788), H7422 [14SE]

___provide for a program of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application in vehicle technologies (see S. 1225), S3146 [24MY] (see H.R. 4050), H8030 [12OC]

___provide funding to research and develop ways to lower the cost of energy storage technologies (see S. 1876), S6187 [27SE]

___repeal the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program (see H.R. 1623), H2183 [17MR]

Dept. of Homeland Security: amend Real ID Act to eliminate source document archiving and State motor vehicle inter-accessibility requirement, grant an extension for non-compliant States, and issue compliance reports (see H.R. 755), H818 [31JA]

___authorize expenditures to combat emerging terrorist threats, including vehicular attacks (see H.R. 4627), H9844 [12DE]

___enhance security of surface transportation assets (see H.R. 4474), H9467 [28NO]

___examine actions undertaken to combat vehicular terrorism (see S. 2077), S7015 [6NO] (see H.R. 4227), H8443 [2NO]

___improve vehicle fleet management (see H.R. 366), H194 [6JA]

Dept. of Justice: prohibit awarding of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program funds to police departments that do not prohibit plain-clothes officers from engaging in routine traffic stops in unmarked vehicles (see H.R. 158), H42 [3JA]

___prohibit funding under certain law enforcement assistance programs to law enforcement agencies that use license plate readers unless certain conditions are met (see H.R. 4303), H8661 [8NO]

Dept. of Labor: provide that over-the-road bus drivers are covered under the maximum hours requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act (see S. 2017), S6853 [26OC] (see H.R. 4156), H8270 [26OC]

Dept. of Transporation: provide funding flexibility to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and grant authority to amend the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact (see H.R. 4466), H9467 [28NO]

Dept. of Transportation: amend rules relative to electronic logging devices that record driving time to monitor hours of service for commercial drivers (see H.R. 3282), H5977 [18JY]

___create National Hiring Standard for Motor Carriers to enhance interstate commerce (see S. 1345), S3456 [13JN] (see H.R. 1568), H2148 [16MR]

___designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and expand the scope of activities under outreach and education programs to include human trafficking prevention activities (see S. 1536), S3961 [12JY] (see H.R. 3813), H7434 [21SE]

___disqualify from operating a commercial motor vehicle for life an individual who uses a commercial motor vehicle in committing a felony involving human trafficking (see S. 1532), S3960 [12JY] (see H.R. 3814), H7434 [21SE]

___ensure that on-duty time for certain commercial motor vehicle drivers does not include waiting time at natural gas or oil well sites (see H.R. 364), H194 [6JA]

___establish a grant program to encourage States to enact laws to reduce injuries and deaths caused by cellphone use and texting while driving (see H.R. 4542), H9619 [4DE]

___establish a national intersection and interchange safety construction program (see H.R. 2529), H4356 [18MY]

___establish a pedestrian safety bollard installation grant program (see S. 2056), S6970 [1NO] (see H.R. 4051), H8030 [12OC]

___establish database of exemptions for motor vehicles from Federal motor vehicle safety standards (see H.R. 3421), H6465 [26JY]

___establish Multimodal Freight Funding Formula Program and National Freight Infrastructure Competitive Grant Program (see H.R. 3001), H5108 [22JN]

___establish new exemptions for motor vehicle safety standards (see H.R. 3408), H6464 [26JY]

___establish Smart Technology Traffic Signals Grant Program (see H.R. 2778), H4646 [6JN]

___establish Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Challenge Grant Program to promote technological innovation in cities (see S. 1809), S5743 [14SE] (see H.R. 3901), H7671 [2OC]

___expand definition of highway safety improvement project to include education integrated into approved State strategic highway safety plans (see S. 1612), S4116 [20JY]

___expand exemption from motor vehicle safety standards for testing or evaluation purposes to cover manufacturers of highly automated vehicles and automated driving system components (see H.R. 3405), H6464 [26JY]

___implement proposed rule mandating sleep apnea testing and treatment for rail operators and commercial truck drivers (see S. 1883), S6223 [28SE] (see H.R. 3882), H7635 [28SE]

___improve access to motor vehicle information (see H.R. 2460), H4222 [16MY]

___improve safety of individuals by taking measures to end drunken driving (see H.R. 3374), H6213 [24JY]

___increase number of vehicles that may be exempted for development of new vehicle safety features (see H.R. 3406), H6464 [26JY]

___issue a rule requiring new passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system to prevent leaving an unattended child in the vehicle (see S. 1666), S4426 [27JY] (see H.R. 2801), H4700 [7JN]

___make grants to assist units of local government in developing and implementing Vision Zero plans, to eliminate transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries (see H.R. 1266), H1461 [1MR]

___modify eligibility requirements for participation in a commercial driver pilot program (see H.R. 3889), H7635 [28SE]

___provide grants to mitigate road congestion and improve transportation planning in metropolitan areas (see H.R. 1028), H1125 [13FE]

___provide information on highly automated driving systems to prospective buyers (see H.R. 3388), H6297 [25JY]

___reduce number of preventable deaths and injuries caused by underride crashes and improve motor carrier and passenger motor vehicle safety (see S. 2219), S7974 [12DE] (see H.R. 4622), H9844 [12DE]

___repeal Federal law that reduces State highway funding for States that do not revoke or suspend drivers' licenses of individuals convicted of drug offenses (see H.R. 1952), H2753 [5AP]

___require a cybersecurity plan for highly automated vehicles (see H.R. 3407), H6464 [26JY]

___require auto dealers to fix outstanding safety recalls before selling or leasing used passenger motor vehicles (see S. 1634), S4299 [26JY] (see H.R. 3449), H6514 [27JY]

___support development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies (see S. 1885), S6223 [28SE]

___take actions to address issues affected by motorcoach and school bus operators (see H.R. 2120), H2845 [25AP]

___update or provide new motor vehicle safety standards for highly automated vehicles (see H.R. 3401), H6464 [26JY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand number of medical professionals qualified to perform physical examinations of veterans and issue medical certificates for operation of commercial motor vehicles (see H.R. 2547), H4357 [18MY]

___provide for circumstances under which reimbursement for emergency ambulance services shall be provided (see H.R. 1445), H2017 [9MR]

___provide grants to States to assist active-duty military, reservists, and veterans trained to drive large vehicles while serving in the military in obtaining State commercial drivers licenses (see S. 1393), S3686 [21JN]

Drive Safer Sunday: designate (see S. Res. 337), S7297 [16NO]

EPA: exclude trailers and other vehicles that rely on a connection to a self-propelled vehicle from the definition of a motor vehicle under the Clean Air Act (see H.R. 3570), H6573 [28JY]

___exclude vehicles used solely for competition from certain provisions of the Clean Air Act (see S. 203), S444 [24JA] (see H.R. 350), H193 [6JA]

___expand ethanol waiver for the Reid vapor pressure limitations of motor vehicle fuels (see S. 517), S1577 [2MR] (see H.R. 1311), H1527 [2MR]

___provide comprehensive assessment of scientific and technical research on implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends (see H.R. 777), H819 [31JA]

___reauthorize the diesel emissions reduction program (see S. 1447), S3801 [27JN] (see H.R. 3107), H5373 [29JN]

Families and domestic relations: provide assistance to foster parents and foster children for such children to obtain a driver's license (see H.R. 2512), H4356 [18MY]

Federal Agency Sunset Commission: establish (see H.R. 31), H37 [3JA]

Federal employees: provide transit benefits to Federal employees who use the services of transportation network companies within the national capital region (see H.R. 336), H181 [5JA]

Federal Highway Administration: issue a final rule approving use of Clearview font on road signs (see H.R. 2029), H2786 [6AP]

___make exception to Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices to allow for certain colored markings between longitudinal parallel lines for celebratory or ceremonial purposes (see H.R. 556), H545 [13JA]

Government regulations: establish electric vehicle weight limitations (see S. 2153), S7297 [16NO]

GSA: prescribe regulations for reimbursement for use of modern travel services by Federal employees travelling on official Government business (see S. 78), S204 [10JA] (see H.R. 274), H95 [4JA]

Medicare: facilitate provider and supplier cost reporting of ambulance services (see H.R. 3729), H7222 [11SE]

Members of Congress: prohibit use of official funds for long-term vehicle leases (see H.R. 4510), H9597 [1DE]

Motorcycles: promote awareness of, and encourage collaboration and communication to engage in efforts to end, motorcycle profiling (see S. Res. 154), S2774 [4MY] (see H. Res. 318), H4185 [8MY]

National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day: designate (see S. Res. 120), S2425 [4AP]

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: determine appropriate cybersecurity standards for motor vehicles (see H.R. 701), H686 [24JA]

___establish Advisory Council on Improving Mobility for Underserved Populations and Senior Citizens (see H.R. 3413), H6465 [26JY]

___establish Automated Driving System Cybersecurity Advisory Council to make recommendations on testing, deployment, and updating of automated driving systems (see H.R. 3411), H6464 [26JY]

___establish Disability Mobility Advisory Council to make recommendations on deployment of automated driving systems (see H.R. 3414), H6465 [26JY]

___establish Highly Automated Vehicle Advisory Council (see H.R. 3404), H6464 [26JY]

___establish Highly Automated Vehicle Information Sharing Advisory Council (see H.R. 3430), H6465 [26JY]

___establish Rural and Mountainous Advisory Council to make recommendations on testing and use of automated driving systems in rural, remote, mountainous, insular, or unmapped areas (see H.R. 3416), H6465 [26JY]

___establish sole authority over regulation of highly automated vehicles (see H.R. 3412), H6465 [26JY]

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day: designate (see S. Res. 287), S6360 [5OC]

National Park Service: establish a Federal register of historic vehicles to document and preserve records of U.S. automotive and motorcycle history (see S. 966), S2615 [27AP] (see H.R. 4066), H8031 [12OC]

North Dakota: exempt certain highways from vehicle weight limitations (see H.R. 738), H743 [30JA]

Patents: provide for an exception from infringement for certain component parts of motor vehicles (see S. 812), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1879), H2695 [4AP]

Railroads: allow railroad employees to remain on duty as necessary to clear a blockage of vehicular traffic at grade crossings (see H.R. 3116), H5374 [29JN]

Roads and highways: exempt certain highways from vehicle weight limitations (see H.R. 4421), H9424 [16NO]

___permit certain vehicles to continue to operate on Interstate Highway System route in Kentucky (see H.R. 3475), H6515 [27JY]

Safety: permit the installation of pulsating light systems for high mounted stop lamps (see H.R. 2955), H4992 [20JN]

___prescribe safety standards for autocycles and related equipment (see H.R. 2381), H4177 [4MY]

___recognize and support efforts to educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving (see H. Res. 493), H6577 [28JY]

School Bus Safety Month: designate (see S. Res. 260), S5800 [18SE]

Schools: require all new school buses be equipped with safety belts and provide grants to upgrade existing buses with seat belts (see H.R. 2160), H2895 [26AP]

Science: recognize the impact of tribology on the economy and in providing solutions to technical problems in various fields and the need for increased research and development investments in tribology (see H. Res. 306), H3067 [2MY]

Smithsonian Institution: plan, design, and construct a central parking facility on National Zoological Park property (see S. 1954), S6359 [5OC] (see H.R. 4009), H7974 [11OC]

States: ensure certain standards for commercial driver's licensing for former servicemembers is applicable to current servicemembers (see S. 1396), S3686 [21JN]

Taxation: allow a credit for facilities using a qualified methane conversion technology to provide transportation fuels and chemicals (see S. 230), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 1655), H2287 [21MR]

___allow faster recovery of start-up and organizational expenses, simplify small business accounting methods, and expand expensing and accelerate cost recovery to encourage investment in new plants and equipment (see S. 1144), S3009 [17MY]

___allow refunds of Federal motor fuel excise taxes on fuels used in mobile mammography vehicles (see S. 50), S113 [5JA] (see H.R. 4127), H8224 [25OC]

___impose a mileage-based user fee for mobile mounted concrete boom pumps in lieu of the tax on taxable fuels (see H.R. 3292), H5977 [18JY]

___increase excise tax on gasoline, diesel, and kerosene fuels (see H.R. 1458), H2017 [9MR]

___increase standard charitable mileage rate for delivery of meals to elderly, disabled, frail, and at risk individuals (see S. 694), S1932 [22MR] (see H.R. 1821), H2597 [30MR]

___make permanent the 7-year depreciation recovery period for motorsport entertainment complexes (see H.R. 2091), H2801 [12AP]

___phaseout Highway Trust Fund Mass Transit Account (see H.R. 2391), H4177 [4MY]

___provide a business credit for the use of clean-fuel and fuel efficient vehicles by businesses within designated nonattainment areas under the Clean Air Act (see H.R. 2253), H2971 [28AP]

___reduce mileage threshold allowing military reservists' to deduct from adjusted gross income mileage, meal, and lodging expenses incurred while traveling to and from their duty location (see S. 697), S1932 [22MR] (see H.R. 1687), H2348 [22MR]

___repeal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks and trailers (see H.R. 2946), H4992 [20JN]

___treat rents received by a real estate investment trust from a parking facility leased to a taxable subsidiary in the same manner as rents from lodging and health care facilities leased to such a subsidiary (see H.R. 4531), H9619 [4DE]

Transportation: ensure that new vehicles enable fuel competition so as to reduce the strategic importance of oil to the U.S. (see H.R. 2892), H4912 [13JN]

___prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another (see H.R. 4040), H8029 [12OC]

___provide States certain authority to adopt air pollution reduction requirements for motor carriers providing services at port facilities (see H.R. 4147), H8270 [26OC]

Trucking industry: establish a task force on truck leasing to audit port companies to ensure fair treatment of truck drivers (see H.R. 4144), H8270 [26OC]

Voting: require States to ensure individuals who provide identifying information to motor vehicle authorities are automatically registered to vote in Federal elections unless eligibility requirements are not met (see H.R. 2840), H4817 [8JN]

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: provide additional funding and improve the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact (see H.R. 1140), H1299 [16FE]

Wreaths Across America Day: designate (see S. Res. 353), S7930 [7DE]

Letters

Equal Credit Opportunity Act clarification relative to indirect auto lending and compliance: Thomas H. Armstrong, GAO, S7888 [6DE]

Remarks in House

Armed Forces: require that certain standards for commercial driver's licenses applicable to former members and Reserves apply to current members (H.R. 2258), H5146, H5147 [26JN]

BMW of North America, LLC: anniversary of Greer, SC, manufacturing plant, H5189 [27JN]

___Greer, SC, assembly plant record-breaking production and export figures, E377 [23MR]

Bunker, Byron: Partnership for Public Service (organization) Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals finalist, E1275 [27SE]

Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Motor Speedway recipient of Race Track Business Conference Outstanding Facility of the Year award, E50 [11JA]

Corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards: reform, H2073 [15MR]

___repeal, H2527 [29MR]

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of adjacent municipalities (H.R. 560), H717, H718 [30JA]

Dept. of Defense: Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program funding, H6499 [27JY]

Dept. of Energy: Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program funding, H6838 [6SE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: amend Real ID Act to eliminate source document archiving and State motor vehicle inter-accessibility requirement, grant an extension for non-compliant States, and issue compliance reports (H.R. 755), H806H808 [31JA]

___explore partnerships with van and truck rental companies to conduct background checks, H7073 [6SE]

___improve vehicle fleet management (H.R. 366), H788, H789 [31JA]

___improve vehicle fleet management (H.R. 366), Senate amendments, H4480 [23MY]

Dept. of Transportation: disapprove rule requiring installation of electronic logging devices on heavy-duty trucks and buses, H9904 [14DE]

___establish a pedestrian safety bollard installation grant program (H.R. 4051), H8369 [1NO], H8423 [2NO]

___expand exemption from motor vehicle safety standards for testing or evaluation purposes to cover manufacturers of highly automated vehicles and automated driving system components, H6673, H6676 [6SE]

___issue a rule requiring new passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system to prevent leaving an unattended child in the vehicle, H6676 [6SE]

___make grants to assist units of local government in developing and implementing Vision Zero plans, to eliminate transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries (H.R. 1266), E257 [1MR]

___prohibit funding to establish or collect tolls on Interstate 5 or Interstate 205 in either Washington or Oregon, H7058, H7059 [6SE]

___prohibit funding to finalize notice of proposed rulemaking relative to use of speed limiting devices on heavy-duty trucks and buses, H7061, H7062 [6SE]

___prohibit funding to implement or enforce rules relative to electronic logging devices that record driving time to monitor hours of service for commercial drivers, H7062, H7063 [6SE]

___provide information on highly automated driving systems to prospective buyers (H.R. 3388), H6667H6677 [6SE], E1174 [7SE], E1189 [8SE]

___reduce number of preventable deaths and injuries caused by underride crashes and improve motor carrier and passenger motor vehicle safety (H.R. 4622), E1689 [12DE]

___require a cybersecurity plan for highly automated vehicles, H6674 [6SE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand number of medical professionals qualified to perform physical examinations of veterans and issue medical certificates for operation of commercial motor vehicles (H.R. 2547), H5143, H5144 [26JN]

Detroit, MI: tribute to North American International Auto Show, H246 [10JA]

DeZurik, Todd: National Community Transit Roadeo winner, H7492 [26SE]

District of Columbia: tribute to Rolling Thunder (organization) annual ``Ride for Freedom'', H4575 [25MY]

Federal agencies and departments: exempt agreements to remediate indirect harm caused by manipulation of automobile emission standards from limitations on donations made pursuant to settlement agreements to which the U.S. is a party, H8120, H8121 [24OC]

Financial institutions: clarify process which allows consumers to opt out of having their personal information shared with unaffiliated third parties by vehicle financial companies, H9913, H9914 [14DE]

Fort Ord, CA: tribute to motorcycle ride to raise awareness and support for the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery, H7413 [14SE]

GSA: prescribe regulations for reimbursement for use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business (H.R. 274), H279, H280 [10JA]

Gunslinger Custom Paint (company): Jefferson County, CO, Economic Development Corp., Business Recognition Award recipient, E373 [23MR]

Heroin Epidemic Action League (HEAL), Inc.: tribute to Nick's Ride for HEAL, E1155 [5SE]

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.: anniversary of Monroe, GA, manufacturing facility, E840 [16JN]

Indianapolis, IN: tribute to Indianapolis 500 automobile race, H4429 [23MY]

Mexico: prohibit Mexico-domiciled motor carriers from operating beyond the U.S.-Mexico border area until certain conditions are met to ensure the safety of such operations, H7678 [3OC]

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: automated vehicles oversight and regulatory funding, H7044 [6SE], E1173 [7SE]

___determine appropriate cybersecurity standards for motor vehicles (H.R. 701), H757 [31JA]

___establish Advisory Council on Improving Mobility for Underserved Populations and Senior Citizens, H6674 [6SE]

___establish Disability Mobility Advisory Council to make recommendations on deployment of automated driving systems, H6674 [6SE]

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: observance, H7378 [13SE]

New York, NY: condemn terrorist attack at Manhattan bike path, express condolences and support for victims and their families, and commend first responders, H8369 [1NO], H8391, H8392 [2NO]

___condemn terrorist attack at Manhattan bike path and express condolences and support for victims and their families, H8311 [1NO]

Polish Legion Motorcycle Riding Club: tribute, E164 [7FE]

Quinata, Derrick M.: SBA Guam Small Business Person of the Year award recipient, E459 [5AP]

San Antonio, TX: express condolences for victims of human trafficking in San Antonio, TX, H6560 [28JY]

Shade Tree Auto (business): Grimes, IA, Chamber and Economic Development (organization) Business of the Year award recipient, E1450 [27OC]

Swope, Carl: TIME (publication) Dealer of the Year award recipient, E333 [16MR]

Tanzania: tribute to Sioux City, SD, missionaries and others who assisted victims of bus accident and facilitated transport to the U.S. for further care, H5034H5038 [21JN]

Taxation: increase excise tax on gasoline, diesel, and kerosene fuels (H.R. 1458), H6219 [25JY], E301 [9MR]

Thiele, Andy: International Foodservice Distributors Association Truck Driving Championship award recipient, H8526 [7NO]

Transportation: prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another (H.R. 4040), E1372 [12OC]

Trucking industry: impact of certain regulations imposed by California courts, H6137 [20JY]

___prohibit preemption of State meal and rest break and pay rate regulations for motor-carrier industry operators engaging in commerce, H6849 [6SE]

Trump, President: Executive order requiring use of biometric entry-exit tracking systems on all U.S. borders, H1137 [14FE]

Volkswagen AG (company): use of software to deceive motor vehicle emissions tests, H9257 [15NO]

Williamson Automotive (business): anniversary, H2852 [26AP]

York Township, MI: opening of Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Supplier Center and Prototype Development Facility, E609 [4MY], E624 [11MY]

ZF Friedrichshafen AG (company): anniversary of Gainesville, GA, production facility, E1368 [12OC]

Remarks in Senate

Aberdeen, ID: tribute to Krehbiel's Sales & Service (business), S7212 [14NO]

BMW of North America, LLC: anniversary of Greer, SC, manufacturing plant, S3883 [10JY]

Bradbury, Steven G.: suitability to be Dept. of Transportation General Counsel relative to role as legal representative for Takata Corp., during airbag defect investigation and vehicle recall process, S7179 [13NO]

Camp Pendleton, CA: tribute to Marines injured in amphibious assault vehicle fire during training exercise, S5712 [14SE]

China: relocation of U.S. businesses, S6707 [23OC]

Climate: effects of climate change, S3392 [12JN], S3446 [13JN], S3675 [21JN], S3888 [10JY], S3951 [12JY], S4019 [17JY], S4107 [20JY], S4663 [1AU], S4980 [6SE], S5079S5083 [7SE], S5268 [13SE], S5849 [19SE], S6126, S6128 [26SE], S6169S6171 [27SE], S6282 [3OC], S6391 [16OC], S6801 [25OC], S6828 [26OC], S6947 [1NO], S7050, S7054 [7NO], S7242 [15NO], S7352S7354 [28NO], S7863 [6DE], S8039, S8040 [14DE]

___social costs of climate change, S5849 [19SE], S6391 [16OC]

Collector Car Appreciation Day: designate (S. Res. 215), S4695 [1AU]

Dept. of Energy: establish demonstration grant programs on advanced distribution systems, smart water heaters, vehicle-to-grid integration, and granular retail electricity pricing (S. 1874), S6188 [27SE]

___increase flexibility, efficiency, and reliability of the electric grid, train workers for transitions to high-skill clean energy jobs, and assist States with reducing energy prices (S. 1875), S6188 [27SE]

___provide funding to research and develop ways to lower the cost of energy storage technologies (S. 1876), S6188 [27SE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: improve vehicle fleet management (H.R. 366), S2683 [2MY]

Dept. of Transportation: designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and expand the scope of activities under outreach and education programs to include human trafficking prevention activities (S. 1536), S5771, S5772 [14SE]

___disqualify from operating a commercial motor vehicle for life an individual who uses a commercial motor vehicle in committing a felony involving human trafficking (S. 1532), S5771 [14SE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide grants to States to assist active-duty military, reservists, and veterans trained to drive large vehicles while serving in the military in obtaining State commercial drivers licenses (S. 1393), S3845 [29JN]

___provide grants to States to assist active-duty military, reservists, and veterans who were trained to drive large vehicles while serving in the military in obtaining State commercial drivers licenses (S. 1393), S5771 [14SE]

Drive Safer Sunday: designate (S. Res. 337), S7310 [16NO]

GAO: release of ``Climate Change_Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts To Reduce Fiscal Exposure'' report, S6725S6727 [24OC]

GSA: prescribe regulations for reimbursement for use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business (H.R. 274), S2683 [2MY]

Marietta, GA: tribute to Cobb County DUI court program, S2718 [3MY]

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day: designate (S. Res. 287), S6375 [5OC]

New York, NY: condemn terrorist attack at Manhattan bike path, express condolences and support for victims and their families, and commend first responders, S6937, S6938, S6942 [1NO]

Oshkosh Corp.: anniversary, S3915 [11JY]

Power resources: impact of Government regulations on the fossil fuel industry, S4074S4076 [19JY]

School Bus Safety Month: designate (S. Res. 260), S5810 [18SE]

Taxation: allow faster recovery of start-up and organizational expenses, simplify small business accounting methods, and expand expensing and accelerate cost recovery to encourage investment in new plants and equipment (S. 1144), S3011 [17MY], S4643 [1AU]

___prohibit a carbon tax on fuels for electricity and transportation, S3715 [22JN]

___reduce mileage threshold allowing military reservists' to deduct from adjusted gross income mileage, meal, and lodging expenses incurred while traveling to and from their duty location (S. 697), S1933 [22MR]

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: observance, S7293 [16NO]

Wreaths Across America Day: designate (S. Res. 353), S7933, S7935 [7DE]

Reports

Blowing the Whistle on a Whistleblower_The Real MRAP Story: Steve Chill (excerpt), E1065 [27JY]

Reports filed

Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 2258) (H. Rept. 115–189), H5137 [23JN]

American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies (AV START) Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1885) (S. Rept. 115–187), S7360 [28NO]

Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1536), S4826 [3AU]

___Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1536) (S. Rept. 115–177), S6715 [23OC]

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Access to Certain Vehicles Serving Residents of Adjacent Municipalities: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (H.R. 560) (S. Rept. 115–51), S2845 [9MY]

Designating Each Car's Automation Level (DECAL) Act: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 3388) (H. Rept. 115–294), H6653 [5SE]

DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (DHS SAVE) Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 366) (S. Rept. 115–32), S2490 [24AP]

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 1447) (S. Rept. 115–155), S5480 [13SE]

Jobs for Our Heroes Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1393), S4826 [3AU]

___Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1393) (S. Rept. 115–161), S5858 [19SE]

Modernizing Government Travel Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 274) (S. Rept. 115–31), S2490 [24AP]

No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1532), S4826 [3AU]

___Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1532) (S. Rept. 115–188), S7562 [30NO]

Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 2547) (H. Rept. 115–190), H5137 [23JN]

Texts of

H.R. 274, Modernizing Government Travel Act, H279 [10JA]

H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (DHS SAVE) Act, S2683 [2MY], H788 [31JA]

H.R. 560, provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of municipalities adjacent to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, H717 [30JA]

H.R. 2258, Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act, H5146 [26JN]

H.R. 2547, Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act, H5143 [26JN]

H.R. 3388, Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, H6667H6671 [6SE]

S. 697, Tax Relief for Guard and Reserve Training, S1934 [22MR]

S. 1393, Jobs for Our Heroes Act, S3688 [21JN], S5771 [14SE]

S. 1532, No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, S5771 [14SE]

S. 1536, Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act, S5771 [14SE]

S. Res. 120, National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day, S2430 [4AP]

S. Res. 154, promote awareness of, and encourage collaboration and communication to engage in efforts to end, motorcycle profiling, S2776 [4MY]

S. Res. 215, Collector Car Appreciation Day, S3865 [29JN]

S. Res. 260, School Bus Safety Month, S5804 [18SE]

S. Res. 287, National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, S6368 [5OC]

S. Res. 337, Drive Safer Sunday, S7303 [16NO]

S. Res. 353, Wreaths Across America Day, S7932 [7DE]