S. 839 (103rd): High-Speed Ground Transportation Development Act of 1993


Apr 28, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 9, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ernest “Fritz” Hollings

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1993
Length: 43 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a program to facilitate development of high-speed rail transportation in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/18/1994--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.High-Speed Ground Transportation Development Act of 1994 - Amends Federal transportation law to authorize the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to provide financial assistance to an applicant for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 28, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 1993
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 839”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (8D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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