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
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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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 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.
Page 456 - ... vehicle (i) which (at the time of such sale or use) is registered, or is required to be registered, for highway use under the laws of any State or foreign country, or (ii) which...
Page 224 - Alabama Petroleum Association, Inc. Arkansas Oil Marketers Association. California Petroleum Marketers Council (Jobber Division). Colorado Petroleum Marketers Association. Connecticut Petroleum Association. Empire State Petroleum Association (New York). Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, Inc. Georgia Oil Jobbers Association. Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association. Independent Oilmen's Association of New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont)....