Highway Trust Fund and Federal Aid Highway Financing Program: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on Financing the Federal Aid Highway Program, Volume 36

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Motor fuels - 483 pages
Considers H.R. 7939 and related bills, to raise revenue for Highway Trust Fund to finance Federal interstate highway program. Includes proposals to increase Federal taxes on gasoline, and to transfer Federal automotive excise tax revenues into the Highway Trust Fund.

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Contents

Iowa Governor of Hon Herschel C Loveless letter dated July 23 1959
87
Texas State of Hon Price Daniel Governor statement
106
American Petroleum Institute Robert H Scholl 206
108
ment 421
120
vice chairman Arkansas Highway Users Conference
130
Neal Leslie R
134
Pillion Hon John R a Representative in Congress from the State of Pago
155
Gross Hon H R a Representative in Congress from the State of Iowa 263
190
Arkansas Highway Users Conference Arthur K Spatz vice chairman
193
Bass Hon Ross a Representative in Congress from the State of Tennessee 141
211
Johnson Hon Thomas F a Representative in Congress from the State
220
Porter Hon Charles O a Representative in Congress from the State
222
Kansas Highway Commission Maurice Martin director of highways 370
229
Kansas Farmers Union Martin J Byrne president letter dated July
231
Private Truck Council of America Inc James D Mann managing
240
Rains Hon Albert a Representative in Congress from the State of Ala
255
Kee Hon Elizabeth a Representative in Congress from the State of West
265
Scholl Robert H American Petroleum Institute Western Oil Gas
268
Brewster Hon Daniel B a Representative in Congress from the State
275
Kowalski Hon Frank a Representative in Congress from the State
277
Shipley Hon George E a Representative in Congress from the State
282
National Association of Motor Bus Operators J K Thomas chairman
295
Slack Hon John M Jr a Representative in Congress from the State
316
Stans Hon Maurice H Director Bureau of the Budget 160
323
Taylor Hon Dean P a Representative in Congress from the State
330
Johnson A E executive secretary chart of interstate authorizations
340
Oakland Calif Clifford E Rishell mayor and Wayne E Thompson city
403
Ward W F Jr secretary to the board New York State Bridge Authority
409
Ostertag Hon Harold C a Representative in Congress from the State
416
Dallas Leasing Co Inc C L Baker Jr executive vice president letter
417
AFLCIO Department of Legislation Andrew J Biemiller director letter
418
United Fresh Fruit Vegetable Association Bernard J Imming secre
421
Alabama Federation of Womens Clubs Mrs J F McVay president
424
Robertson William G Jr president Consulting Engineers Council
426
Daniel Hon Price Governor of the State of Texas statement 106
430
Sexauer Fred H chairman New York State Highway Users Conference
446
Alabama Highway Users Conference J Ernest Lambert chairman letter
448
Park James C exceutive secretary Arkansas Oil Dealers Association
449
Georgia Farm Bureau Federation John P Duncan president letter dated
452
Davis William C executive secretary Arizona Farm Bureau Federation
453
Watson William Perry secretary New Jersey Farm Bureau letter dated
455
Allen Milton F executive secretary Georgia Association of Petroleum
460
Daniels Hon Dominick V a Representative in Congress from the State
461
Watters George L secretary Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Inc
462
Paschal N R letter dated July 18 1959 to Hon Jamie L Whitten
464
Blitch Hon Iris Member of Congress from the State of Georgia letter
467
Empire State Petroleum Association Harry J Cool president statement 448
470
West Ben American Municipal Association clipping from the Nashville
477
Bogaert F A Hawkeye Oil Co Inc letter dated July 30 1959 to Com
478
Fehsenfeld Fred M vice president the Crystal Flash Petroleum Corp
479
Mills
482

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Page 211 - Since it is unfair and unjust to tax motor- vehicle transportation unless the proceeds of such taxation are applied to the construction, improvement, or maintenance of highways...
Page 381 - I hereby certify that this is a true and correct copy of the resolution passed at the Thirty-sixth Division Association Convention held at Brownwood, Tex., January 19, 20, and 21, 1946.
Page 178 - Fund (exclusive of repayments of such advances) ; or "(2) that the distribution of the tax burden among the various classes of persons using the Federal-aid highways, or otherwise deriving benefits from such highways, is not equitable, the Congress shall enact legislation in order to bring about a balance of total receipts and total expenditures, or such equitable distribution, as the case may be.
Page 271 - AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. — For the purpose of expediting the construction, reconstruction, or improvement, inclusive of necessary bridges and tunnels, of the Interstate System...
Page 412 - SEC. 6420. Gasoline used on farms — (a) Gasoline. If gasoline is used on a farm for farming purposes, the Secretary or his delegate shall pay (without interest) to the ultimate purchaser of such gasoline the amount determined by multiplying — (1) The number of gallons so used, by (2) The rate of tax on gasoline under section 4081 which applied on the date he purchased such gasoline.
Page 392 - States, and in what amounts, in order to assure, insofar as practicable, an equitable distribution of the tax burden among the various classes of persons using the Federal- Aid highways or otherwise deriving benefits from such highways.
Page 271 - System be completed as nearly as practicable over a thirteen-year period and that the entire System in all the States be brought to simultaneous completion. Because of its primary importance to the national defense, the name of such system is hereby changed to the "National System of Interstate and Defense Highways".
Page 401 - I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and correct copy of resolution adopted by the Council of the City of Los Angeles at its meeting held July 22, 1959.
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