H.R.4076: HHEATT Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Bill Shuster, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 36 (6 Democrats, 30 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2014
Latest Major Action March 21, 2014
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  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation Act of 2014 or HHEATT Act of 2014 - Declares that a covered emergency exemption from federal motor carrier safety regulations issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shall remain in effect until May 31, 2014, unless the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) determines that the emergency for which the exemption was provided ends before that date.

Defines "covered emergency exemption" as one issued or extended between February 5, 2014, and the date of enactment of this Act to effect regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations directly assisting the delivery of propane and home heating fuels.

States that nothing in this Act may be construed to prohibit the FMCSA from issuing or extending a covered emergency exemption beyond May 31, 2014, under other...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 21, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-90.
March 21, 2014 Signed by President.
March 18, 2014 Presented to President.
March 14, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 13, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1667-1668)
March 5, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice.
March 4, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2103)
March 4, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4076.
March 4, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2103-2106)
March 4, 2014 Mr. Shuster moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 26, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.