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News Tipoffs for Oregon Editors Newsletter for Sunday July 05, 2020 ( 8 items )  

GAO Issues Report on FY 2019 Government Shutdown
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-377) entitled "FY 2019 Government Shutdown: Selected Agencies Could Improve Contingency Planning for Potential Shutdown Scenarios and Strengthen Some Internal Controls". The report was sent to Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, on July 1, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Found: "The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues sh  more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 1 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. Excerpts of the report follow: Part 1 will include: Purpose of Legislation; Background and Need for Legislation; and Hea  more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 2 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. (Continued from Part 1 of 6) LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND CONSIDERATION H.R. 2, the "Investing in a New Vision for the Envir  more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 3 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. (Continued from Part 2 of 6) COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS With respect to the requirements of clause 3(c)(1) of rule XI  more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 4 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. (Continued from Part 3 of 6) SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF THE LEGISLATION Section 1. Short title; table of contents   more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 5 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. (Continued from Part 4 of 6) Sec. 1607. Highway formula modernization report Requires FHWA, in consultation with state D  more

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Issues Report on Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (Part 6 of 6)
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-437) on the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (H.R. 2), which authorizes funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs and transit programs. The report was advanced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, on June 26. (Continued from Part 5 of 6) Sec. 6007. National Surface Transportation and Innovative Finance Bureau [49 USC 116] Modi  more

Senate Publishes Executive Communications on July 2 Involving Regulations Published in Federal Register
WASHINGTON, July 4 -- The Senate on July 2 published 109 executive communications involving regulations that were published in the Federal Register: EC-4959. A communication from the Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled "Treatment of Certain COVID-19 Related Loss Mitigation Options Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation X" (12 CFR Part 1024) received in the Office of the President of the Sena  more