H.R. 4250 (102nd): Amtrak Authorization and Development Act

To authorize appropriations for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, and for other purposes.



Feb 19, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 27, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 27, 1992.


Pub.L. 102-533


Allan Swift

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 27, 1992


Feb 19, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 7, 1992
Reported by Committee

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Aug 12, 1992
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 4, 1992
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 1992
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 27, 1992
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4250 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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