H.R. 2539 (104th): ICC Termination Act of 1995


Oct 26, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 29, 1995

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 29, 1995.


Pub.L. 104-88


Elmer “Bud” Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1995
Length: 157 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To abolish the Interstate Commerce Commission, to amend subtitle IV of title 49, United States Code, to reform economic regulation of transportation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Abolition of Interstate Commerce Commission Title II: Surface Transportation Board Title III: Conforming Amendments Subtitle A: Amendments to United States Code Subtitle B: Other Amendments ... Read more >


Oct 26, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 1, 1995
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.

Nov 14, 1995
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 28, 1995
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.

Dec 21, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 29, 1995
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2539”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Nov 14, 1995 6:30 p.m.
Agreed to 241/184
Nov 14, 1995 6:51 p.m.
Passed 417/8

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S.Con.Res. 37 (Related)
A concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make technical ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Dec 22, 1995

H.Res. 312 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 20, 1995

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