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S.4: Rebuild America Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 14 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Rebuild America Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should:

  • create jobs and support businesses while improving the nation's global competitiveness by modernizing and strengthening our national infrastructure;
  • invest resources in transportation corridors that promote commerce and reduce congestion;
  • update and enhance the U.S. network of rail, dams, and ports;
  • develop innovative financing mechanisms for infrastructure to leverage federal funds with private sector partners;
  • invest in critical infrastructure to reduce energy waste and bolster investment in clean energy jobs and industries;
  • invest in clean energy technologies that help free the United States from its dependence on oil;
  • eliminate wasteful tax subsidies that promote pollution and fail to reduce our reliance on foreign oil;
  • spur innovation by facilitating the development of new cutting-edge broadband internet tec...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S44-45)