MOTOR VEHICLES

related term(s)

Recreational Vehicles

Bills and resolutions

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

Business and industry: 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]

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, and repeal Federal regulations on switchblade knives which burden citizens (see H.R. 84), H40 [3JA]

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 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 Energy: 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]

___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]

Dept. of Transportation: create National Hiring Standard for Motor Carriers to enhance interstate commerce (see H.R. 1568), H2148 [16MR]

___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]

___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]

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

___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]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide for circumstances under which reimbursement for emergency ambulance services shall be provided (see H.R. 1445), H2017 [9MR]

EPA: 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 refunds of Federal motor fuel excise taxes on fuels used in mobile mammography vehicles (see S. 50), S113 [5JA]

___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]

___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]

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

Remarks in House

BMW of North America, LLC: Greer, SC, assembly plant record-breaking production and export figures, E377 [23MR]

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 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]

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

Dept. of Transportation: 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]

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

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]

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: determine appropriate cybersecurity standards for motor vehicles (H.R. 701), H757 [31JA]

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

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

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

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

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

Remarks in Senate

Taxation: 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]

Texts of

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

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

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

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

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