Federal - S 747

A bill to reauthorize the diesel emissions reduction program, and for other purposes.


March 12, 2019



04/10/2019 - 10:25 AM EDTPOLITICO Pro - The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee advanced a bill, S. 747 (116), by voice vote that would reauthorize the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.


The bipartisan measure would extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act through fiscal 2024 at current funding levels. The program, created in 2005, provides federal grants to help fund the conversion of diesel engines to cleaner technologies in vehicles like school buses.


S. 747 now awaits a vote on the Senate floor.


04/10/2019      Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.     Senate

04/10/2019      Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Barrasso without amendment. Without written report.        Senate

04/10/2019      Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

03/12/2019         Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1794-1795).

03/12/2019         Introduced in Senate.

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Co-Sponsors 10

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  • June 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)
  • April 10, 2019 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

    April 10, 2019 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Bills — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full Senate (en bloc) by voice vote.

  • March 12, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 9

    Barrasso, (R-Wyo.)Cramer, (R-N.D.)Sullivan, (R-Alaska)
    Booker, (D-N.J.)Gillibrand, (D-N.Y.)Van Hollen, (D-Md.)
    Capito, (R-W.Va.)Inhofe, (R-Okla.)Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
  • March 12, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Environment and Public Works.Congressional Record p. S1792