I received word from Senator Brown's office that Majority Leader McConnell would not allow any amendments to the bill from the floor. Then I found out that before they left for recess the Senate passed their final version of the full Transportation bill. No hope of Brown & Portman getting S 1717 included in the Transportation bill unless some how Chabot is able to get his bill included in the House version of their transportation bill.

We'll have to wait until after Labor Day to find out.