Full Committee Markup (May 24, 2017)

2167 Rayburn House Office Building

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0 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 10:00 | Contact: Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved the following measures and amendments by voice vote:

HR 2518 - The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017: bipartisan legislation to reauthorize, strengthen, and support the United States Coast Guard in its critical missions to save lives, safeguard our shores, protect living marine resources, and help ensure a 21st century maritime transportation system for America.  Summary of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017

  • Hunter amendment -- approved
  • Larsen amendment -- approved
  • HR 2548 - The FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2017: bipartisan legislation to address the rising costs of disasters in the United States, reduce the toll of future losses, and reauthorize the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the first time in the agency’s history.  Summary of the FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2017

  • DeFazio amendment -- approved
  • HR 2547 - A bill to support the Nation’s veterans by expanding to all Veterans Administration medical professionals the ability to provide physical examinations on eligible veterans and issue the medical certificates required for the operation of a commercial motor vehicle if certain requirements are met.

  • Graves amendment -- approved
  • HR 1684 - The Disaster Support for Communities and Homeowners Act: a bill to require the FEMA Administrator to provide recommendations on how common areas of condominiums and housing cooperatives may be eligible for disaster assistance.

  • Nadler amendment -- approved
  • HR 2258 - The Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act: a bill to exempt active duty military and reserve personnel with qualifying experience from all or part of the skills test when they try to obtain a commercial driver’s license.

  • Graves amendment -- approved
  • HR 2593 - The Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 2017: bipartisan legislation to authorize funding for the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 and provide reforms to Commission authorities.

  • Hunter amendment -- approved

  • Click below for all amendments filed before the markup; however not all amendments filed were considered.  Only the amendments above were considered and approved.

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