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house Bill H.R. 3357

To restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.

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  • EnactedAugust 7th, 2009
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed on a voice vote
  • The house Passed on a voice vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 28th, 2009

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Official Title

To restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.


Amends the Internal Revenue Code with respect to determination of the balances of the Highway Trust Fund September 30, 1998. Replaces the $8.017 billion Restoration of Fund balance appropriation with a $7 billion Increase in Fund balance appropriation (without fiscal year limitation). Amends the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 with respect to advances to the Unemployment Trust Fund and to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund under the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor. Removes the FY2010 limitation on the appropriation as well as the specific dollar amount for such advances, replacing them with such appropriations as may be necessary. Increases from $315 billion to $400 billion the maximum loan principal for FY2009 commitments to guarantee single family loans insured under the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Increases from $300 billion to $400 billion the limit on new Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae) commitments to issue guarantees under the Mortgage-Backed Securities Loan Guarantee Program.

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