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H.R.4834: GROW AMERICA Act

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 Tom Petri, R-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 11, 2014
Latest Major Action July 15, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act - Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state and federal agency engagement, obstruction of navigation, historic sites, categorical exclusion of multimodal projects from environmental review, and creation in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) of an Interagency Infrastructure Permitting Improvement Center.

Directs the Secretary to establish a multimodal freight incentive grant program and a National Freight Infrastructure Program.

Redesignates the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways as the National Highway System and the National Freight Network.

Requires the federal long-range transportation plan to include a transportation system resilience assessment.

Prescribes criteria for high performing metropolitan pl...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Rules
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Budget
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Ways and Means
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 11, 2014 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure