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

Front Cover
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

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 402 - Now, therefore, be it Resolved ~by the Senate of Virginia, the House of Delegates concurring, That the general assembly...
Page 385 - 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 396 - Purpose of this section is to make available to the Congress information on the basis of which it may determine what taxes should be imposed by the United 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 405 - 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 Julv 22, 1959.
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 416 - 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 162 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. I am here today to discuss with you the important question of providing adequate financing for the Federal-aid highway program.
Page 372 - Mr. LARSON. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, my name is Charles R. Larson. I am president of the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, whose address is 1040 Warner Building, Washington, DC The CHAIRMAN.
Page 338 - TRUST FUND.— There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Trust Fund, as repayable advances, such additional sums as may be required to make the expenditures referred to in subsection (f). (e) MANAGEMENT OF TRUST FUND.— (1...

Bibliographic information