S. ____, Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2005 – Amendments Business Meeting, March 16, 2005
Amendments accepted en bloc:
- Chafee #1 – Distribution of funds in the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund.
- Clinton #9 – To permit a state to certify that the state is making progress in developing and implementing a strategic highway safety plan.
- Clinton #13 – To expand Transportation Systems Management and Operations program to include all surface transportation modes.
- Clinton #14 – To align the horizon for new interstate highways and those for long range plans.
- Clinton #16 – To amend the definition of value engineering analysis.
- Lautenberg #6 – Infrastructure performance and maintenance program.
- Thune #1 – Acquire right of way in making final decision on a project. (as modified)
- Thune #4 – To ensure highway funds not be used in ways unrelated to transportation. (as modified)
- Vitter #2 – To provide that projects for the preservation, maintenance, and extension of hurricane evacuation routes are eligible for assistance under IPAM. (as modified)
- Voinovich #1 – High–Performance concrete bridge research & technology program. (as modified)
- Voinovich #2 – Use of material and products in highway construction.
- Warner #1 – Toll Programs.
- Warner #2 – Collecting tolls on High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes.
- Carper #1 – Passenger rail ridership in latest travel and emissions models.
- Clinton #2 – To rename a portion of Interstate route 86 near Corning, NY, after former Congressman Amo Houghton. (AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE)
- Clinton #7 – To modify the multistate corridor program to make all designated high priority corridors eligible for funding. (WITHDRAWN)
- Clinton #21 – To include disadvantaged populations in the transportation planning process. (WITHDRAWN)
- Clinton #26 – To include bicycle and pedestrian projects in the definition of a public road. (WITHDRAWN)
- Clinton #31 as modified by Lieberman 2nd Degree – To increase the minimum amount a state's funding can grow to 15%. (5 yeas, 13 nays)
- Lautenberg #4 – Contributions to political campaigns. (DISAPPROVED BY VOICE VOTE)
S. ____, Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2005 final passage – 17 yea, 1 nay (Sen. Lieberman against by proxy)