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Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Transportation.

Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982

hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, February 1 and 29; March 20 and 22, 1984.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Trucks -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Trucks -- Standards -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 98-761.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 770 p. :
    Number of Pages770
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17664466M

    Implementation of the ports, access demonstration project authorized by the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of , and on future ports access needs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, Octo , Long Beach, CA. Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of ; Long title: An Act to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transportation programs, to expand and improve the relocation assistance program, and for other purposes: Nicknames: STURAA: Enacted by: the th United States Congress: Citations.

    Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) 49 U.S.C. § § Employee protections. (a) Prohibitions. - (1) A person may not discharge an employee, or discipline or discriminate against an employee regarding pay, terms, or privileges of employment, because - (i) the employee, or another person at the employee's request, has filed a. 29 cfr part - procedures for the handling of retaliation complaints under the employee protection provision of the surface transportation assistance act of (staa), as amended 29 cfr part - procedures for the handling of retaliation complaints under the employee protection provision of the seaman's protection act (spa), as amended.

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of was a comprehensive transportation funding and policy act of the . For purposes of this part, a pre-award Buy America certification is a certification that the recipient keeps on file that - (a) There is a letter from FTA which grants a waiver to the rolling stock to be purchased from the Buy America requirements under section (b)(1), (b)(2), or (b)(4) of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of , as amended; or.


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Rows  TOPN: Surface Transportation Assistance Act of Laws acquire popular names. In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the potential economic impact on the commercial trucking industry of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of The act authorizes increased Federal spending for several Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 book transportation programs, while raising and restructuring Federal highway taxes and changing weight and size limits for trucks using federally aided highways.

Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, February 1 and 29 ; March 20   12/21/Conference report filed in House.

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. ) Surface Transportation Assistance Act of - Title I: Highway Improvement Act of - Amends the Federal-Aid Highway Act of to revise the authorization of appropriations for FY through for the Interstate Highway System.

This paper examines the highway safety implications of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) which, among its provisions, increased minimum truck lengths and maximum truck widths; required states to allow twin trailers; and barred states from reducing existing weight and size limits if these exceeded the limitations specified in the by: 1.

The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of increased the Federal funding for highway improvements by well over 50%. In that act, Congress also directed that a large portion of the non‐Interstate funds be used for resurfacing, restoring, rehabilitating and reconstructing (3R/4R) existing highways and bridges in a manner which would enhance highway safety.

results of our work concerning the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of In response to a request by this Com- mittee, we have analyzed the likely economic effects of this act on different seqments of the commercial trucking industry.

SUMMARY: The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is amending its Buy America regulation to implement procedures required by section of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act. The Surface Transportation Assistance Act directs DOT to create the National Network (NN) where States would be required to allow the operation of tractors with single and double trailers; it covers aboutmiles.

It set minimum length limits on single trailers (48' or grandfathered length) and double trailers (' per trailer in Western double configuration), with no. Guidance: Section of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of (STAA) (49 U.S.C.

) states, in part, that no person shall discharge, discipline, or in any manner discriminate against an employee with respect to the employee’s compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment for refusing to operate a vehicle when such operation constitutes a violation of any Federal rule.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Surface be cited as the "Surface Transportation Assistance Act of " Transportation Assistance Act of TITLE I 23 u s e note.

Review of the implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, J 15, 16, The Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA or STA) is a federal law which protects those who face discrimination or retaliation for trying to obtain compliance with commercial vehicle safety laws.

Too many Americans are killed in accidents caused by sleepy drivers, shoddy maintenance, and. Surface Transportation Extension Act of (Sec. 1) Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reduce the amount apportioned for a surface transportation program, project, or activity for FY by amounts apportioned or allocated pursuant to the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of for the.

The Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) of was primarily a legislative response to growing concern about the condition and performance of the nation's highways. There was also a widely held belief that implementation of the act would generate additional : Stewart E Butler, Catherine G Schneider.

Section (49 U.S.C. § (j)) of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of (commonly called the Buy America Act) is a section of the larger STAA that deals with purchases related to rail or road transportation.

Unlike the similarly titled Buy American Act (), the Buy America Act applies only to. vehicle combinations, were initially authorized by the Federal Surface Transportation Assistance Act and subsequent state legislation, including the Omnibus Truck Safety Bill. They do not include longer combination vehicles (LCV's) such as triple 28 foot and twin 48.

The whistleblower provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of (STAA) are just a sliver of a major transportation funding and policy act. The law was passed to address concerns for national surface transportation infrastructure.

Congress recognized that an effective way to ensure disclosure and reporting of noncompliance with. He provided support that led to passage of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act ofa comprehensive transportation funding and policy act.

The companion Highway Revenue Act of added a nickel to the gas tax (the first such increase since ), with four cents dedicated to restore interstate highways and bridges, and one cent for. Introduced in Senate (11/29/) Surface Transportation Act of - Title I: Highway Revenue Act of - Amends the Highway Revenue Act of to extend the period for which taxes may go into the Highway Trust Fund until April 1, Makes expenditures available from such Fund until October 1,to meet obligations of the Federal-aid highway program.

President Ronald Reagan and the. Surface Transportation Assistance Act of by. Richard F. Weingroff. Federal Highway Administration.

Introduction. Joe Rhodes had a problem. As assistant to Executive Director Hank Stafseth of the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHO), Rhodes had helped organize AASHO’s annual.Surface Transportation Assistance Act of - Title I: Highway Improvement Act of - Amends the Federal-Aid Highway Act of to revise the authorization of appropriations for FY through for the Interstate Highway System.The legislation was championed by the Reagan administration to address concerns about the surface transportation infrastructure (highways and bridges).

The Act contained Title V, known as the Highway Revenue Act ofwhich added five cents to the per gallon gas tax (the first such increase since ), of which four cents was dedicated to restore interstate highways and bridges, and one cent for .