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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

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban transportation -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Roads -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Federal aid to transportation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-761
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E679 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 770 p. :
      Number of Pages770
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000376M
      LC Control Number84602890

      In the years since the passage of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of and the implementation of the Dis­ advantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program, the DBE program has become a highly controversial and political topic throughout the .


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Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 major 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 Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 book March 20   12/21/Conference report filed in House.

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. ) Surface Transportation Assistance Act Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 book - 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 Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 book 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.

Implementation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 book 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. The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of (STAA), Sectiongives the Secretary of Labor authority to investigate complaints by truck or bus drivers, mechanics, freight handlers, and others involved in operating commercial motor vehicles who believe.

The Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) of was primarily a legis­ lative 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 emplqyment.

Thus. Implementation of the ports, access demonstration project authorized by the Surface Transportation Assistance Act ofand 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, OctoLong 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 ofas amended; or.

The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of caused significant changes in US truck transportation and truck configurations. The act made possible the increased usage of vehicles with setback front axles, which represents an important Author: Bjorn Klingenberg.

of exception to the requirements of Section (a) of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of and the regulations in 49 C.F.R. In the Buy America Certificate (FTA) – RFP Attachment 8, Alternative 'A' or 'B,' must be completed and submitted with.

Decem Summary description of highway-related revenue provisions of the Highway Revenue Act of (title V of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of ; H.R. ): as passed by the House and the SenatePages: OSHA amended 29 CFRthe procedures applicable to the handling and investigation of whistleblower complaints under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA), 49 U.S.C.to implement statutory changes enacted by Congress under section of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act ofand to provide.

TRB Special Report - Providing Access for Large Trucks covers appropriate highways for access, safety, vehicle handling characteristics, pavement service life, access to service facilities, local government access policies, the implementation of access policies, and the definition of terminal.

The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of attempted to strike a balance between improved. This book contains: The complete text of the Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of (US Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulation) (OSHA) ( Edition) - A table of contents with the page number of each sectionAuthor: The Law Library.

This memorandum is being issued to provide guidance in the implementation of Section of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) of as it relates to the installation of vending machines in Interstate Highway System rest areas. Section III of the act grants the States the authority to permit the placement.

- The Federal Public Transportation Act ofTitle III of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act ofprovided that 1 cent of a 5 cent per gallon increase in the Highway Trust Fund tax on motor fuels would be placed into a Mass Transit Account for capital projects, increased the portion of all funding allocated through the.

The governmentwide regulation implementing the Uniform Act is title 49 CFR part The Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (STURAA) (Pub. ) of designated the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) as the Federal Lead Agency (Lead Agency) for the Uniform Act.

The DBE program was reauthorized by Pdf several times since its inception; most recently in the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or the “FAST Act,” (P.L.Dec. 4, ), which funded surface transportation programs—including but not limited to Federal-aid highways—at over $ billion for fiscal years The Surface Transportation Assistance Act of established the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program funded within FHWA’s Federal-aid account.

Since the establishment of the IRR Program, which is now called the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) and subsequent transportation authorizations, the total Federal construction authorization.(1)Substantially conform to the requirements concerning the ebook of interstate motor carrier operators and vehicles established pursuant to sections to of the "Surface Transportation Assistance Act of ," Pub.L (49 U.S.C.

App. s) and the federal "Motor Carrier Safety Act of ," Pub.L (49 U.S.C. App. s. et seq.); and.