Title: WORKS Act Withdrawing from Overburdensome Reviews and Keeping us Safe Act
Subject: Transportation and public works: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Army Corps of Engineers: Atmospheric science and weather: Child safety and welfare: Computer security and identity theft: Congressional oversight: Crime prevention: Department of Defense: Department of Transportation: Disaster relief and insurance: Elementary and secondary education: Emergency planning and evacuation: Environmental assessment, monitoring, research: Environmental regulatory procedures: Federal-Indian relations: Firearms and explosives: Fires: First responders and emergency personnel: Floods and storm protection: Government studies and investigations: Indian social and development programs: Infrastructure development: Licensing and registrations: Motor vehicles: Natural disasters: Parks, recreation areas, trails: Pedestrians and bicycling: Performance measurement: Regional and metropolitan planning: Roads and highways: State and local finance: State and local government operations: Terrorism: Transportation costs: Transportation programs funding: Transportation safety and security
Description: Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highways and bridges, emergency and disaster relief, firearms, and environmental reviews. Among other things, the bill authorizes emergency relief funds to be used to pay for projects to improve the resiliency of federal-aid highways and bridges, including to improve drainage; provides grants for local communities to develop disaster preparedness and disaster response plans that include the use of bicycles; establishes a competitive grant program to provide assistance to local government entities for bollard installation projects designed to prevent pedestrian injuries and acts of terrorism in areas utilized by large numbers of pedestrians; requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm in an area of a water resources development project if it is not prohibited by law; and directs the Department of Transportation to complete expedited environmental reviews of tribal transportation safety projects.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Last Action Date: October 18, 2019
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1 sponsors: Kevin Hern (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)
|House||Oct 18, 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Oct 18, 2019||Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.|
|Introduced||Oct 29 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Transportation And Infrastructure
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