H.R. 1939 (105th): Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act of 1997

Jun 17, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Susan Molinari
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district
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Jun 17, 1997
16 pages

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 17, 1997
Referred to Committee Jun 17, 1997
Full Title

To modernize and improve Federal railroad infrastructure financing programs, and for other purposes.


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Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act of 1997 - Amends Federal railroad law to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to provide not more than $5 billion in direct loans and loan guarantees to State and local governments, government sponsored authorities and corporations, and railroad carriers to:
(1) acquire, improve, or rehabilitate existing rail equipment or facilities, or establish new railroad facilities; or
(2) refinance outstanding debt incurred in carrying out such activities.
Sets forth specified conditions and eligibility requirements for such loans.

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